Lew analyzed the size of the federal budget deficit and discussed steps that could be taken to reduce the size of the deficit over time during his visit to the Economic Club. He also talked about the need for tax reform and other economic challenges.
Also during this dinner the Economic Club awarded David M. Rubenstein/Economic Club of Washington Scholarships of $5,000 each to 38 students of DC public and charter schools. The two graduate students chosen this year for the Vernon E. Jordan Fellowships also were introduced.
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