WHAT: Deficit Reduction Forum
WHEN: 6:00pm-8:00pm on Wednesday, September 4, 2013
WHERE: Central Lakes College. Cafeteria, Brainerd
The program is free and open to the public.
Local elected officials, business owners, professional, students, seniors and all residents of the district are encouraged to attend.
Congressman Rick Nolan, along with Central Lakes College hosted an interactive forum that gave residents throughout the 8th Congressional District the opportunity to focus on federal programs, study real-life options and numbers, and make your recommendations to deal with America’s budget and debt situation.
Sara Imhof of The Concord Coalition - a nationwide, non-partisan, grassroots organization advocating generationally responsible fiscal policy – facilitated an interactive exercise during which participants worked small groups and discussed several policy alternatives to reduce projected deficits. Participants discussed discretionary and defense spending, Medicare and Social Security proposals, and taxes.