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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Book from ICGFM Keynote Speaker Available January

On January 12th 2010, Random House will publish a book from ICGFM May Keynote speaker, David M. Walker. Mr. Walker is the former Comptroller General of the United States and currently President of the Peter G. Petersen Foundation.

During his tenure at the Government Accountability Office, Mr. Walker warned about long-term liabilities and fiscal imbalances. In particular, Mr. Walker has warned that countries cannot spend their way to prosperity.

The new book is entitled “Comeback America: Turning The Country Around and Restoring Fiscal Responsibility”. It discusses a range of needed policy, operational and political reforms, including needed budget controls, health care, entitlement, tax, and defense changes. It presents a variety of illustrative policy solutions, and has been endorsed by several prominent Democrats, Republicans and Independents. It is available for pre-order through a variety of online sources and all royalties will go to Peter G. Peterson Foundation. If you want to know more about the book you should go to http://www.comebackamericathebook.com/.

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