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The 2014 Fiscal Summit: Our Economic Future will convene lawmakers and leading experts to outline a new vision for a vibrant economic future and discuss the fiscal choices required to achieve it
Participants to include House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Budget Chair Patty Murray, Senator Rob Portman, House Republican Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam, Former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan and more
NEW YORK — The Peter G. Peterson Foundation will convene the 2014 Fiscal Summit: Our Economic Future on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. The fifth annual Fiscal Summit will bring together leading experts and policymakers to outline their vision for building a vibrant economy for all Americans, addressing our long-term fiscal challenges, and securing critical investments in our future.
Conversations will examine the interconnected relationship between a solid fiscal foundation and economic strength. Speakers and panelists will explore how fiscal decisions impact private and public investment, jobs, wages, mobility, technological innovation, business and consumer confidence, and overall economic growth.
The Peterson Foundation’s Fiscal Summit, which debuted in 2010, assembles voices from across the political and ideological spectrum — including elected officials, business leaders, economic experts, and members of the media — to address the urgent economic and fiscal issues facing the United States. The 2014 Fiscal Summit: Our Economic Future will focus on how our fiscal decisions will impact our country’s ability to compete, innovate, and lead in the future.
2014 Summit participants will include:
The Summit will also feature a series of videos spotlighting perspectives from a range of leaders in business, technology, academia, and social advocacy:
Discussion moderators and interviewers include CBS’ Bob Schieffer; PBS’ Gwen Ifill; The Washington Post’s fiscal policy reporter Lori Montgomery; CBS News' congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes; Bloomberg's chief Washington correspondent Peter Cook; and POLITICO’s chief economic correspondent Ben White.
More information about the Summit is available at: www.fiscalsummit.org.
About the Peter G. Peterson Foundation
The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization established by Pete Peterson — businessman, philanthropist and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce. The Foundation is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the nature and urgency of key long-term 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.