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10th annual Fiscal Summit includes Speaker Nancy Pelosi, White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, House Budget Chairman John Yarmuth, Ways and Means Ranking Member Kevin Brady, New CBO Director Phillip Swagel and other leading policy voices from across the political spectrum
New poll released today: Americans across party lines agree that managing the U.S. debt will help us address critical national priorities
NEW YORK (JUNE 11, 2019) — The nation’s leading policy voices will gather today for the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s 2019 Fiscal Summit: Building America’s Future. Amid heated debates over national priorities, one thing is certain: building America’s future will require significant resources. Leaders and experts at the 10th annual summit will explore the connection between fiscal sustainability and America’s ability to meet its most critical challenges.
“Our nation’s future is at stake, and we owe it to coming generations to build a stronger, smarter and more responsible foundation for America,” said Michael A. Peterson, CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation. “Concerns about our nation’s most pressing challenges are rising, while our ability to address them is falling. Our high and rising debt and the rapidly growing interest costs that go with it are a threat to all important priorities. Today’s Fiscal Summit will explore how managing the debt will help put America on a path for prosperity, leadership and growth.”
Also today, the Peterson Foundation released the results of a new survey, conducted by Global Strategy Group and North Star Opinion Research, showing that Americans across party lines agree that managing the national debt will help our nation address its most pressing challenges. Wide majorities of Americans agree that managing the debt will:
Click here to see the full results.