12:30 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT

Past Event

The Federal Budget: A Live Web Chat with Adam Looney

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

As another stopgap funding measure to keep the U.S. government in operation works its way to President Obama’s desk, Congress continues to wrangle over cuts to the federal budget. The congressional battles are focusing primarily on cuts to domestic spending, but many outside experts believe only a combination of new revenues and spending cuts can make a real dent in the nation’s record deficit, and begin to reduce the massive federal debt.

On March 16, expert Adam Looney of The Hamilton Project answered your questions in a live web chat on the budget negotiations. David Mark, senior editor at POLITICO, moderated the discussion.

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