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'The Need for Spending Reform: The $17 Trillion Debt Threat & America’s Spending Addiction'

8:00 AM, Jul 11, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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A live event this morning with Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Ted Cruz, and Governor Ed Rendell called, "The Need for Spending Reform: The $17 Trillion Debt Threat & America’s Spending Addiction." Panelists include Veronique De Rugy, Representative Adam Kinzinger, and Pete Hegseth.

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The Need for Spending Reform

The $17 Trillion Debt Threat & America’s Spending Addiction

The federal government will soon hit yet another grim fiscal milestone  $17 trillionin national debt…with no end in sight. America's unsustainable balance sheet reflects a spending addiction that, if left unaddressed, poses long-term economic consequences and national security threats. Concerned Veterans for America believes only spending reform—across the government and including everyone's "sacred cows"  can return the country to a sound fiscal track. 

How can America best address this spending problem?  What are the short-term opportunities and long-term necessities?  How can veterans, and all Americans, demand real spending reform? On July 11th, Concerned Veterans for America will sponsor a Weekly Standard-hosted event to answer these urgent questions.
 

Keynote addresses from:    

Senator Marco Rubio

United States Senator from Florida
&

Senator Ted Cruz

United States Senator from Texas

&
Governor Ed Rendell

Co- Chair, Campaign to Fix the Debt

Panelists include:

|| Veronique De Rugy — Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center  ||

||  U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger - [IL-16]  ||

|| Pete Hegseth — CEO, Concerned Veterans for America  ||

EVENT:                The Need for Spending Reform | The $17 Trillion Debt Threat
DATE :                  Thursday, July 11, 2013                                       
TIME:                   8:00 - 10:00 a.m. ET (registration begins at 7:30am)

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