Campaign to Fix the Debt to Give Policy Response to State of the Union in Tele-Press Conference Today

Feb 13, 2013, 13:09 ET from Campaign to Fix the Debt

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This afternoon, the Campaign to Fix the Debt will host Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Senior Policy Director Marc Goldwein in a tele-press conference responding to last night's State of the Union Address. He will provide an analysis of the President's speech and the Republican rebuttal and will also outline Fix the Debt's newly released blueprint for deficit reduction.

Who:    Marc Goldwein – Senior Policy Director, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

What:   The Campaign to Fix the Debt Tele-Press Conference

When:     Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 2 pm ET          

Where: Dial-in – 877-303-6915

Marc Goldwein is the Senior Policy Director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, where he guides and conducts research on a wide array of topics related to fiscal policy and the federal budget. He is frequently quoted in a number of major media outlets including The Washington Post, CNN Money, McClatchy Newspapers, and the Associated Press.

In 2010, Marc was as Associate Director of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (The Fiscal Commission), and in 2011 he worked as a senior budget analyst on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (The Super Committee). He has also conducted research for the Government Accountability Office, the World Bank, the Historian's Office at the Social Security Administration, and the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley. In addition to his work at CRFB, Marc writes a regular column in The Atlantic and teaches economics at Johns Hopkins University, where he received his B.A. in political science and M.A. in economics. In 2011, Marc was featured in the Forbes "30 Under 30" list for Law & Policy.

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