September 18, 2014

Congresswoman Duckworth to host Deficit Reduction Town Hall (IL 8th District)

Date and Time:

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Address:

Villa Park Community Recreation Building
320 E. Wildwood Ave.
Villa Park, IL 60181

Summary:

Residents of the Eigth Congressional District of Illinois will have an opportunity share their ideas for federal deficit reduction in a community-wide interactive event. 

Participants will assume the roles of members of Congress and work in small groups to put forth their policy recommendations for how to reduce projected deficits over the coming years and put America on a more sound fiscal path.  This will involve difficult discussions and decisions about domestic and defense spending, entitlement reform, and tax policies.

Local officials, business leaders, professionals, students, seniors and all members of the public are encouraged to attend.

More Details:

RSVPs are requested: please contact Sarah Keep at 202-999-0614 or sarah.keep@mail.house.gov. 

About Principles and Priorities Events:

Principles & Priorities is our flagship exercise that has been used in hundreds of High Schools, Colleges and Universities across the country. In it, participants make decisions about the best combination of program spending and tax policies to match with their larger sense of what the principles behind our budgets should be and what priorities the government should place at the forefront of fiscal decision-making. Learn more about our classroom exercises