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Andrew T. Gillies is Director of Communications at the Center for Audit Quality, an affiliate of the American Institute of CPAs, in Washington, DC. Based in Washington since 2002, he has also worked in editorial and communications roles at the Investment Company Institute, the World Bank, Forbes, and Vault.com. His policy-themed writing has focused on aerospace and defense, energy and environment, transportation, and financial services.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

GMM Policy Forum

Addressing America’s fiscal challenges will require both raising revenue and cutting government spending, said Mary John Miller, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Under Secretary for Domestic Finance, at the Policy Forum of ICI’s 55th annual General Membership Meeting (GMM).

“I don’t think that we can balance the budget over the long term and meet the obligations that we have without some revenue,” said Miller, who made her remarks as part of a wide-ranging colloquy with ICI President and CEO Paul Schott Stevens. “When people come to talk to me about the Administration’s proposals, I say, ‘Look, everything has to be on the table’,” she added.

Full story at ICI Viewpoints.