Bridge-Builder Breakfast: Long-term Foundations: Creating Jobs and Investing in Infrastructure at a Time of Fiscal Austerity

Date: 

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Time: 

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Venue: 

Bipartisan Policy Center

Address: 

1225 Eye St. NW
Suite 1000
Washington
DC
20005

Attached files:

Read a blog post recapping the event here.

As Congress prepared for another round of budget battles, and as the Super Committee worked to tame our growing deficits and debt, BPC held a Bridge-Builder Breakfast on the relationship between jumpstarting job creation, the need for increased infrastructure investments and the politics of fiscal austerity.

Featuring

Senator Tom Carper (D-DE)

Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA)

Co-Chair, BPC's National Transportation Policy Project Alice Rivlin

Founding Director, Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Former White House Budget Director

Matt Rose

President and CEO, BNSF

Member, President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness

Moderated by

Megan McArdle

Business and Economics Editor, The Atlantic