Washington, DC – This morning, the American Idea Foundation announced that former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will moderate a virtual discussion with a bipartisan panel of experts entitled: Learning Lessons and Empowering Individuals: How to improve the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit.
The virtual event will take place on Friday, April 9th from 1:30 – 2:30 pm ET. To attend, please RSVP by emailing: RSVP@AmericanIdeaFoundation.com.
Given Speaker Ryan’s leadership of the House Ways and Means Committee, as well as his work on poverty-fighting issues throughout his career, he is uniquely qualified to lead a conversation about how these specific tax policies can be properly utilized to expand economic opportunities. Joining Speaker Ryan in conversation will be:
- Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Northwestern University
- Katharine Stevens, American Enterprise Institute
- Scott Winship, American Enterprise Institute
This is the latest in a series of policy panels hosted by the American Idea Foundation and follows successful discussions on Opportunity Zones and criminal justice reform.
The American Idea Foundation is premised on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to pursue their version of the American Dream and that policymakers should look for solutions that empower individuals and communities to reach their full potential. Speaker Ryan has long believed that our nation’s tax code is in need of pro-growth reforms and though his leadership on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act improved the tax system for the first time in a generation, there is still more work to be done. This conversation aims to educate and inform stakeholders on different perspectives around expanding or reforming the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit.
To find out more about the American Idea Foundation, please visit: www.AmericanIdeaFoundation.com.