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Tuesday: Roll Out of The Campaign to Fix the Debt

Published:   July 16, 2012

Washington, DC - On Tuesday, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget will officially launch The Campaign to Fix the Debt with an event at the National Press Club. This unprecedented coalition will mobilize business, civic and thought leaders from both parties, and people across America, in support of a comprehensive debt deal that Congress can pass and the President will sign.

 
WHO:       Erskine Bowles, Co-Founder, The Campaign to Fix the Debt
                  Dave Cote, CEO, Honeywell
                  Senator Judd Gregg, Co-Chair, The Campaign to Fix the Debt
                  Maya MacGuineas, President, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
                  Pete Peterson, Founder and Chairman, The Peter G. Peterson Foundation
                  Steven Rattner, Chairman, Willett Advisors
                  Governor Ed Rendell, Co-Chair, The Campaign to Fix the Debt
                  Alice Rivlin, Former Director, OMB, Founding Director, CBO
                  Paul Stebbins, Executive Chairman, World Fuel Services
                  Ambassador Bob Zoellick, former President of the World Bank
 
WHEN:        Tuesday, July 17th, 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET; Q & A 2:30 - 3:00 PM ET
 
WHERE:      Zenger Room, The National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th
                     Floor, Washington, DC 20045
 
To RSVP or for more information, please contact Caroline Langdale at 202-295-0157 or clangdale@gloverparkgroup.com.
  
About the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (www.crfb.org) is a bipartisan, non-profit organization committed to educating the public about issues that have significant fiscal policy impact. The Committee is made up of some of the nation's leading budget experts including many of the past Chairmen and Directors of the Budget Committees, the Congressional Budget Office, the Office of Management and Budget, the Government Accountability Office, and the Federal Reserve Board. The Committee has launched a number of educational projects related to debt reduction, such as www.DebateTheDebt.org, to urge Americans and leaders in Washington that significant fiscal reform and deficit reduction is needed, and to involve concerned citizens in the process.