The Debt Outlook and its Implications for Policy

Full Committee Hearing

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2009 Time: 10:00 AM

Open in New Window


The Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on January 15, 2009 to hear testimony about the debt outlook and its implicatios for policy. The Committee heard testimony from three leading experts: Dr. Allen Sinai, Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, and Dr. Richard Berner.

A transcript of Chairman Conrad's opening remarks, archived video of the entire hearing, and other materials are below, including the prepared testimony of the witnesses.

Additional Materials

Transcript of Sen. Conrad's Opening Remarks
Charts Used During the Hearing

Full Hearing Video