With change in the air, and the economy in crisis, the New America Foundation's Next Social Contract Initiative and the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget brought together leading experts to discuss potential short and long-term remedies for the nation's economic future.

Former Michigan Governor John Engler, the chairman and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, provided the mid-day keynote address - offering the manufacturing perspective on the financial crisis, discussing how to help sagging state economies with an immediate infusion of federal spending, and outlining his proposal for a 25-year infrastructure investment strategy to increase the competitiveness of U.S. business.
 
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