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- Joe Mathews Irvine Senior Fellow at The New America Foundation. He is a former reporter for The Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal.
- Corina Eckl Fiscal Program Director, National Conference of State Legislatures
- Nicholas Johnson Director of the State Fiscal Project at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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