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2009-10-15 13:33:00

DENVER, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado residents will have an opportunity next Thursday to question national experts on how the country can plan for a better economic future in the face of skyrocketing federal debt, an aging population and rapidly rising health care costs. David M. Walker, former Comptroller General of the United States, and Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, will discuss these and related issues at a free public program at 7...

2008-07-31 03:00:31

NCM's Fathom and Roadside Attractions Present National Town Hall on the Big Screen on Aug. 21 NCM Fathom Michelle Portillo, 303-792-8651 michelle.portillo@ncm.com or Scoop Marketing for NCM Fathom Hannah Kampf, 213-639-6159 hkampf@solters.com or Eve Samuels, 213-639-6166 esamuels@solters.com or Roadside Attractions Veronica Bufalini, 323-882-8490 veronicab@roadsideattractions.com or Peter G. Peterson Foundation Elizabeth Wilner, 212-542-9200...

2008-07-30 12:00:48

As gasoline, food and health care costs continue to rise, Americans are looking for solutions to the ever-growing financial challenges being faced today and in the future. I.O.U.S.A.: Live with Warren Buffett, Pete Peterson & Dave Walker addresses these challenges while offering solutions in a one-night-only, exclusive in-theatre event on Thursday, August 21. Theatres across America will become community town halls as five of the nation's most notable financial leaders and policy experts...

2008-06-25 06:03:22

By Richard Wolf WASHINGTON -- Eleven years after the last major effort to balance the federal government's books, advocates of fiscal integrity are seeking to make a comeback. Most notable is Pete Peterson, a son of Greek immigrants and Wall Street chieftain who has vowed to invest $1 billion of his personal fortune to alert Americans that their government is going broke. He has lured former U.S. comptroller general David Walker to his fledgling Peter G. Peterson Foundation, which...


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