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- Chris Edwards Director, Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute. He is the creator of the website 'down sizing the federal government.'
- Ezra Klein columnist for the Washington Post and Newsweek
- 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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