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May 14, 2014, 08:11 ET

President Bill Clinton and Governor Chris Christie Lead Keynote Discussion of 'Our Economic Future' at Peterson Foundation Fiscal Summit in Washington

 Top lawmakers and policy experts convene today in Washington for a discussion about America's economic future at the Peter G. Peterson...

May 06, 2014, 18:29 ET

President Bill Clinton and Governor Chris Christie to Address Future of American Economy, Opportunity, and Mobility at Peterson Foundation Fiscal Summit on May 14

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation will convene the 2014 Fiscal Summit: Our Economic Future on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the Andrew W. Mellon...

Apr 26, 2013, 10:53 ET

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation to Convene 4th Annual Fiscal Summit, "Facing the Future," in Washington, DC on May 7

Today, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation announced details of its 2013 Fiscal Summit: Facing the Future, to be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in...

Dec 19, 2012, 11:06 ET
The Fiscal Confidence Index, launched today by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.  (PRNewsFoto/Peter G. Peterson Foundation)

Peter G. Peterson Foundation Launches New "Fiscal Confidence Index" To Measure Public Opinion About America's National Debt

As Nation Approaches Fiscal Cliff, the Benchmark December 2012 Fiscal Confidence Index, Modeled after the Consumer Confidence Index, is 52 (100 is...

Nov 30, 2012, 16:02 ET

Group of Distinguished Defense, Economic and Foreign Policy Leaders To Address Nation's Critical Fiscal Situation and the Future of U.S. National Security at Washington Press Event on Tues, Dec. 4

New Coalition for Fiscal and National Security Chaired by Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen  As the...

Nov 09, 2012, 11:12 ET

Peterson Foundation Convenes Nation's Lawmakers and Policy Experts to Discuss Solutions to the Fiscal Cliff and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges

Participants in the Peter G. Peterson Foundation's morning forum, "Post Election: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond," to Include Former Federal Reserve...

May 08, 2012, 16:38 ET

Peterson Foundation to Convene 3rd Annual Fiscal Summit in Washington on May 15th

 Against the backdrop of the upcoming elections, and with a series of key fiscal deadlines approaching at the end of the year, the Peter G....

May 25, 2011, 10:12 ET

Washington Fiscal Summit Brings Together Administration, Policymakers and Budget Experts to Discuss Bipartisan Fiscal Solutions

As lawmakers work to develop a plan to address America's long-term debt, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation today convened Administration officials,...

Jan 21, 2011, 11:45 ET

Peter G. Peterson Foundation Announces Grants to Six Institutions to Develop Solutions to America's Fiscal Challenges

The following release was originally issued by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation on January 20, 2011: The Peter G. Peterson Foundation today...

Nov 08, 2010, 12:33 ET

Peter G. Peterson Foundation to Launch National Public Engagement and Advertising Campaign to Address America's Debt and Long-Term Deficits at Washington D.C. Newseum on Tues. November 9, 10:30 AM

On Tuesday, November 9th, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation (PGPF) will launch "OweNo," a nationwide public engagement campaign to educate Americans...

Apr 15, 2010, 12:50 ET

Top Leaders From Across Political Spectrum to Convene in Washington April 28th to Discuss Nation's Rising Deficits and Debt

On Wednesday, April 28th, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation (PGPF) will convene a broad range of senior officials, policy-makers, elected leaders,...

Oct 01, 2009, 12:34 ET

Peterson Foundation Partners with Millennial Organization Mobilize.org and Announces its Inaugural National Youth Summit in Chicago

Invites Young Americans with Solutions for Improving their Generation's Economic Health to Submit Ideas Online By Oct. 17 for a Chance...

Sep 09, 2009, 11:56 ET

Peter G. Peterson Foundation Releases The Lewin Group Study Showing Current House Health Care Reform Proposal Would Lead to Expanded Coverage and Higher Costs

A mixed picture emerges from a new study commissioned by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation on America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009...

Mar 19, 2009, 13:55 ET

Debt Heads: Americans Follow Record $11 Trillion National Debt on Twitter

PGPF's New Media/Social Networking Efforts Attract Thousands Online Via Twitter, Launches National Debt Page On Facebook With no leading efforts...

Feb 20, 2009, 16:35 ET

Peter G. Peterson Foundation Airs First National TV Ad as Part of $1 Million-Plus Awareness Campaign on Fiscal Challenges Facing America

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is pleased to announce that its first national television ad will run on Sunday, February 22 as part of a $1...

Feb 20, 2009, 13:50 ET

President Obama Invites Peter G. Peterson Leaders to Take Part in White House 'Fiscal Responsibility Summit'

Founder and CEO to Join Diverse Group Invited To White House Conference To Form Consensus on Addressing America's Fiscal Challenges The Peter G....

Jan 07, 2009, 15:41 ET

CNN to Air Timely Documentary and Discussion about U.S. Economic Challenges

U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Critically Acclaimed Film I.O.U.S.A. Included in Exclusive Televised Event In response to public demand for information...

Nov 19, 2008, 09:53 ET

I.O.U.S.A. Makes Oscar Shortlist For Best Documentary Feature

Timely film about the growing national debt among 15 considered for nomination I.O.U.S.A., the critically acclaimed film about the rapidly growing...

Nov 13, 2008, 19:49 ET

$5.3 Million in New Grants Announced by Peter G. Peterson Foundation

Brings Total Grants Since Launch to $10.56M Funding to support vital research, education and advocacy on nation's growing fiscal...

Jun 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

Peter G. Peterson Foundation Leaders Testify Before House Committee on Nation's Looming Fiscal Crisis

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Peter G. Peterson, chairman of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, and David M. Walker, its...