Hill Leaders to Convene Off-Site to Talk Budget

Posted March 23, 2009 at 12:04pm

Congressional leaders on Wednesday are moving the budget debate from the Capitol to the Capitol Hill Hyatt Regency, where they will participate in a seminar focused on what to expect from the Obama administration’s spending and tax plans for 2009.Speakers at the 20th annual Legislative and U.S. Government Policy Seminar include key lawmakers from both parties and chambers, such as House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.), House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), House Budget ranking member Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Joint Economic Chairman Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) and Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.).The seminar will be led by former Rep. Mike Oxley (R-Ohio), who is now counsel for the law firm hosting the event, Baker Hostetler.