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2011-02-14 10:54:00

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Comeback America Initiative (CAI), a non-partisan organization that will foster a national discussion around fiscal challenges and solutions, announced its official launch. Both independently and through partnerships, CAI will work towards achieving specific policy, operational and political reforms needed to put government on a more prudent, sustainable and accountable fiscal path, according to its Founder and CEO David M....

2010-11-08 11:33:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, November 9th, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation (PGPF) will launch "OweNo," a nationwide public engagement campaign to educate Americans about the causes and consequences of the soaring federal debt and long-term deficits and to encourage Americans to join a national movement to address these important fiscal challenges. The PGPF campaign will launch in the days following a heated midterm election with a focus on fiscal issues, and weeks...

2010-04-23 09:14:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- fiscalsustainability.org and moslereconomics.com, a leading web site in the area of education about the new economic paradigm of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), are proud to announce that they are joining forces to facilitate communication, education and understanding of the MMT approach to fiscal sustainability, and in opposing the views of The Peter G. Peterson Foundation (PGPF) advocating major cutbacks in entitlement spending. Warren Mosler,...

2010-01-04 12:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David M. Walker, president and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, will speak about his new book, "Comeback America: Turning the Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility," at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, in the Zenger Room, 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC . (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Walker, who served as...

2009-11-16 14:49:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobilize.org and the Peter G. Peterson Foundation (PGPF) today announced that they will convene today's leading millennial voices as well as over one hundred young people this coming week for a National Youth Summit, entitled Democracy 2.0: Exploring the Millennial Generation's ROI (standing for "return on investment"), to be held in Chicago, Illinois, November 18th through 20th. In addition to the in-person activities, the summit will feature a live...

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...

2009-04-23 06:00:00

Online Game "Debt Ski" Challenges Students to Navigate a Pig through Rough Financial Waters while Maximizing Savings, Limiting Debt and Maintaining Happiness NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire/ --- mtvU, MTV's 24-hour college network, and the Peter G. Peterson Foundation today unveiled "Debt Ski," an online flash-video game that spotlights the dangers of excessive debt, challenges young people to avoid destructive financial behavior, and spurs fiscally responsible action. Embeddable and designed...


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