Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC) will hold a hearing entitled, “Fiscal Cliff: How to Protect the Middle Class, Sustain Long-Term Economic Growth, and Reduce the Federal Deficit” on Thursday, December 6 in room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building. The hearing will focus on the effects that the fiscal cliff could have on the U.S. economy and middle income families as Congress confronts policy decisions necessitated by the Budget Control Act of 2011. JEC Chairman Bob Casey will preside.
WHAT: Hearing on “Fiscal Cliff: How to Protect the Middle Class, Sustain Long-Term Economic Growth, and Reduce the Federal Deficit”
WHO: Dr. Mark M. Zandi, Chief Economist
Dr. Kevin A. Hassett, Senior Fellow and Director of Economic Policy
American Enterprise Institute
WHEN: 9:30 a.m., Thursday, December 6, 2012
WHERE: 216 Hart Senate Office Building
Chairman Bob Casey presiding.