Remarks of the President at First Quarterly Meeting of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board [May 20, 2009] [open pdf - 181KB]
This document is a transcript of the First Quarterly Meeting of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board held May 20, 2009. The meeting was chaired by Paul Volcker and staffed by Austin Goolsbee. The group created several work-groups including the following: "a housing group, a financial markets and regulations group, a retirement and savings group, a tax and tax reform group, an energy group, and a job creation and industry of the future group." The group followed this with discussing a draft letter regarding the groups' position on specific issues such as "energy policy, jobs, [and] cap and trade." The President also attended this meeting and discussed issues with the group.
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