Groundwork to Host Debt Limit Press Briefing

May 5, 2023

Hear from experts and economists, including Lindsay Owens, Mike Konczal, and Angela Hanks 

This Monday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m. ET, Groundwork Collaborative will host a press briefing ahead of President Biden’s highly-anticipated meeting with House and Senate leadership on Tuesday, May 9. This meeting comes amid Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s announcement that the U.S. could default on its debt as soon as June 1.

The virtual meeting, which is open to the press, will feature remarks from leading economists and experts, including Lindsay Owens, Executive Director of Groundwork Collaborative, Mike Konczal, Director at the Roosevelt Institute, and Angela Hanks, Chief of Programs at Demos. Experts will cover the economic impact of default as well as the devastating impact of Speaker McCarthy’s proposed cuts.

WHAT: Debt Limit Virtual Briefing with Leading Economists and Experts

WHEN: Monday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m. ET

WHERE: Zoom Webinar [click here to register]

WHO: Experts and economists, including:

WHY: Members of Congress cannot give in to extremists’ demands and eviscerate lifeline government programs and our economic recovery. We should be investing in families and communities to build a stable and thriving economy.