CORRECTING and REPLACING Bloomberg Washington Summit on Debt, Deficits & the Economy

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CORRECTING and REPLACING Bloomberg Washington Summit on Debt, Deficits & the Economy

Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell; Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett; Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski and White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger to be among the Distinguished Speakers

In the section under the header "Additional key speakers include," the sixth bullet item should read: Kurt Kuehn, Chief Financial Officer, United Parcel Service (UPS) (sted: Kurt Kuehn, Chief Financial Officer, United Postal Service).

The release reads:

BLOOMBERG WASHINGTON SUMMIT ON DEBT, DEFICITS & THE ECONOMY

Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell; Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett; Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski and White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger to be among the Distinguished Speakers

On Tuesday, April 30, one hundred days into President Obama's second-term, Bloomberg will gather key government officials, CEOs, lawmakers and economists in Washington, D.C., at the Bloomberg Washington Summit to assess the economy and debate the path forward.

The day-long Summit, which will be held at 1777 F Street NW, will address government spending, revenues, deficits and debt, the corporate tax debate, job creation and the legacy of the financial crisis and how to protect the economy against another one. Speakers from both sides of the aisle will debate the cost of healthcare, the economic effects of immigration policies and how to keep America’s economy on top.

“The Summit will create a dialogue between Washington, investors and business leaders focused on the most pressing issues facing our country and the global economy,” said Jason Kelly, managing editor of Bloomberg LINK. “Attendees will engage in meaningful conversations and hear insight that will benefit Washington, Wall Street and the broader economy.”

Several notable speakers will take part in one-on-one discussions, including:

  • The Honorable Tom Corbett, Governor, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Julius Genachowski, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
  • Gary Gensler, Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Alan B. Krueger, Chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisors
  • Bob McDonnell, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia

Additional key speakers include:

  • Senator Ben Cardin, (D-Maryland)
  • Joseph Corbett, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President, United States Postal Service
  • Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Unites States
  • Daniel S. Glaser, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Doug Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum
  • Kurt Kuehn, Chief Financial Officer, United Parcel Service (UPS)
  • David McCormick, Co-President, Bridgewater Associates, LP, Former Under-Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Dambisa Moyo, International Economist; Author, Winner Take All; How The West Was Lost; and Dead Aid
  • Gary Parr, Vice Chairman, Lazard
  • Harvey L. Pitt, CEO, Kalorama Partners, LLC; Former Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Committee (SEC)
  • John Podesta, Chair, Center for American Progress
  • Adam Posen, President of the Peterson Institute for International Economics; Member, Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, 2009–2012
  • Edward G. Rendell, Former Governor of Pennsylvania (2003-2011); Former Chairman, Democratic National Committee (DNC)
  • Robert G. Romasco, President, AARP
  • Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland), Ranking Member, House Budget Committee

Visa is sponsoring the Summit.

For more information on the program and speakers, please visit: http://www.bloomberglink.com/event/washington/

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