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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | ***MEDIA ADVISORY***
Contact: Jeremy Rosen, Press Secretary
Peterson Foundation to Convene Bipartisan Leaders for 2018 Fiscal Summit: Debt Matters
Ninth Annual Fiscal Summit Will Outline Urgent Need for Fiscal Reset following Recent Tax and Spending Legislation
NEW YORK (May 1, 2018) — The Peter G. Peterson Foundation will convene the 2018 Fiscal Summit: Debt Matters on Thursday, May 10, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. As campaigns for the 2018 midterm elections get underway within a rapidly changing policy environment, America’s unsustainable fiscal condition remains a transcendent threat to our collective future. The ninth annual Summit will convene leaders, experts and policymakers from across the political and ideological spectrum to present the urgent need for a fiscal reset, and debate how we can create a sustainable fiscal path for generations of Americans.
As interest rates continue to rise, trillion-dollar deficits return as early as next year, and the national debt is on course to eclipse the size of the economy, our nation will face increased budgetary pressures. Absent a change in course, we will confront fewer public and private investments, less flexibility to counteract future economic crises, and diminishing opportunities for generations of Americans.
2018 Summit participants will include:
|WHAT:||2018 Fiscal Summit: Debt Matters|
|WHEN:||Thursday, May 10, 2018, starting at 8:45 a.m.|
|WHERE:||Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20240
To request press credentials to attend the Fiscal Summit, please email Charlie Vinopal at CharlesVinopal@rational360.com. Space is limited.
Visit www.fiscalsummit.org for more information.
About the Peter G. Peterson Foundation
The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the nature and urgency of key fiscal challenges threatening America's future, and to accelerating action on them. To address these challenges successfully, we work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term solutions that transcend age, party lines and ideological divides in order to achieve real results. To learn more, please visit www.pgpf.org.