Fiscal Solutions Tour in San Francisco

Sep. 23, 2010, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Host:
Steve Winn
Address:
The Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Fransisco, California, 94105, United States
Free

Ticket prices for this event are as follows: 

Commonwealth Club Members: $12Non-Members: $20Students: $7

Tickets are available at the door, or

E Mail: http://tickets.commonwealthclub.orgCommonwealth Club Telephone: 415-597-6729Commonwealth Club Information on the event: http://tickets.commonwealthclub.org/auto_choose_ga.asp?area=1

On Thursday, September 23rd, the Fiscal Solutions Tour will stop at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. Former U.S. Comptroller General David M. Walker and Concord Coalition's Executive Director Robert L. Bixby will be joined by Michael Boskin from Stanford University and Isabel Sawhill from Brookings in a discussion about solutions to our fiscal challenge. The panel will be moderated by Tom Campbell. 

5:30 - Reception6:00 - Forum begins 

About the Host
Picture of Steve Winn

Steve Winn is the communications director for The Concord Coalition. He handles media requests and works with the organization’s policy experts in preparing issue briefs, blogs, op-ed articles and broadcast commentary. He edits the newsletter that Concord usually publishes each week Congress is in session.

Winn also speaks to college classes, community groups and other organizations about the nation’s fiscal and economic challenges. He is involved with Concord’s grassroots programs around the country, working with the organization’s field staff and local partners in presenting public forums and deficit-reduction exercises. He arranges briefings for newspaper editorial boards and other journalists.

Winn has taught courses on the media, politics and American society at Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies in the Kansas City area.

Before joining Concord in 2009, he held several reporting and editing positions during a 30-year career at The Kansas City Star. As the paper’s deputy editorial page editor, he frequently wrote about national politics, economics, health care policy and the need for fiscal reform.

Winn has a master's degree in liberal arts with an emphasis in history from Baker University and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

The Concord Coalition is a national, nonpartisan organization dedicated to fiscal responsibility and reform. It was founded in 1992 by Peter G. Peterson, former U.S. commerce secretary; Warren Rudman, a Republican senator from New Hampshire, and Paul Tsongas, a former Democratic senator from Massachusetts.