Campaign to Fix the Debt to Host "State of the Debt" Press Conference on the Eve of the State of the Union Address

Former Members Outline a New Report from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and Announce Congressional Fiscal Leadership Council

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, February 11, Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, will join former Senators Kent Conrad, Judd Gregg, and Blanche Lincoln; Former Governor Ed Rendell; and Former Representatives Jim Nussle and Steven LaTourette to outline a new report from the Committee for a Responsible Budget ("Our Debt Problems are Far From Solved") and announce the newly formed Congressional Fiscal Leadership Council. The Council will also urge the President and Congressional leaders to prioritize the forging of a comprehensive debt deal in the weeks and months to come—beginning with the President's State of the Union address and Members' responses on Tuesday, February 12. 

Who:    

Speaking:

  • Maya MacGuineas, President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and Head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt
  • Former Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND)
  • Former Representative Jim Nussle (R-IA)
  • Former Representative Steven LaTourette (R-OH)
  • Former Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR)
  • Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH)
  • Former Governor Ed Rendell (D-PA)

What:   The Campaign to Fix the Debt "State of the Debt" Press Conference

When:   Monday, February 11, 2013 at 1:30 pm ET          

Where: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045

The Campaign to Fix the Debt is a non-partisan movement to put America on a better fiscal and economic path. We come together from a variety of social, economic and political perspectives, around the common belief that America's growing federal debt threatens our future and that we must address it. The Campaign will mobilize key communities - including leaders from business, government, and policy - and people all across America who want to see elected officials step up to solve our nation's fiscal challenges.

SOURCE Campaign to Fix the Debt



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