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Why Congress Needs to Abolish the Debt Limit

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 11:00am

Hearing Documents

REPORTWhy Congress Needs to Abolish the Debt Limit

REPORT: Abolishing the Debt Limit is an Act of Fiscal Responsibility

FACTSHEETThe Debt Ceiling: An Explainer

PRESS RELEASE: Chairman Yarmuth's Opening Statement at Hear on Why Congress Needs to Abolish the Debt Limit

Official Hearing Report


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Ms. LaJuanna Russell
Founder and President of Business Management Associates, Inc;
and Chair of the Small Business Majority

Dr. Louise Sheiner
Robert S. Kerr Senior Fellow in Economic Studies;
and Policy Director for the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy,
The Brookings Institution

Dr. Laura Blessing
Senior Fellow
The Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University

The Hon. Mick Mulvaney
Former Director
Office of Management and Budget