CEPR

For Immediate Release: February 5, 2019 
Contact: Karen Conner, (202) 293-5380 x117, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Washington DC — Economist Eileen Appelbaum, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), will join members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) and other experts for a discussion on the merits of increasing the marginal tax rate.

Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jan Schakowsky host a panel of experts at a public briefing tomorrow, February 6, 2019, 10:00 - 11:30 A.M.

Location:
1539 Longworth House Office Building
9 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20515

Panel:
• Thea Lee, President, Economic Policy Institute
• Jeffrey Sachs, University Professor, Director of the Center of Sustainable Development, Columbia University
• Eileen Appelbaum, Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research
• Steve Wamhoff, Director of Federal Tax Policy, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy

This briefing is open to the public and the media; please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in order to attend. The event will be streamed from the CPC's Facebook Page.