JEC Briefing: “Tax Incentives to Bolster Job Creation and Strengthen the Economy”

Oct 06 2011 9:45 AM

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), chaired by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), will hold a briefing on “Tax Incentives to Bolster Job Creation and Strengthen the Economy.”  The briefing will be held in Room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building from 9:45-10:45 a.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2011. As economic growth continues to stall and fears of a double-dip recession rise, the briefing will provide members with an opportunity to discuss the merits of recent payroll tax cut and incentive proposals to support job creation with a group of experts in an informal setting. 

The briefing will be open to the press and the public.  All JEC members and all Senators have been invited and are encouraged to attend.         

WHAT:  Briefing on “Tax Incentives to Bolster Job Creation and Strengthen the Economy” 

WHO:    Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee

            Experts attending the briefing include:

            Dr. Donald Marron, Director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center;

            Mr. Todd McCracken, President of the National Small Business Association; and

            Dr. Mark Zandi, Chief Economist at Moody’s Analytics. 


WHEN:  9:45-10:45 a.m., Thursday, October 6, 2011

WHERE: 216 Hart Senate Office Building



The Joint Economic Committee, established under the Employment Act of 1946, was created by Congress to review economic conditions and to analyze the effectiveness of economic policy.

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