The Congressional Super Committee Working Down to the Wire
The congressional "super committee" charged with cutting the federal deficit by $1.2 trillion over ten years is fast approaching a November 23 deadline. If the bi-partisan committee doesn't reach a deal, automatic across the board spending cuts will start in 2013. UNR Economics Chair, Elliot Parker recently traveled to Washington D.C. to speak with Democratic lawmakers about the debt deal. Elliot Parker joins us to discuss whether or not congress can agree on a deal and what it might look like.
Elliot Parker, Chair of Economics, UNR