Reaching the Limit: Ending the Cycle of Debt Limit Showdowns

On March 13, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the Brookings Institution co-hosted a forum in Washington, DC on the statutory debt ceiling. The panel inlcuded Ron Haskins, Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Budgeting for National Priorities Project at the Brookings Institution; Steve Bell, Senior Director of Economic Policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center; Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum; Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget; and David Wessel, Director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution.

Click here for a summary and audio recording of the event.