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Maya MacGuineas Testifies Before House Financial Services Committee

Dec 19, 2018 | Budgets & Projections

CRFB president Maya MacGuineas testified before the House Financial Services Committee on Thursday, December 20. The hearing, entitled "The Peril of an Ignored National Debt," covered the consequences of a growing debt burden and what lawmakers can do to address it. In addition to MacGuineas, the hearing featured three other witnesses:

  • Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum
  • Brian Riedl, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute
  • Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

MacGuineas's written testimony is available here.

See below for a recorded version of the hearing.