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November 15, 2010

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Dallas Group to Hear Forbes on Spending

Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2010--Entrepreneur and journalist Steve Forbes will visit Dallas on Thursday, Nov. 18, to be part of an event focused on Washington’s spending habits organized by regional supporters of The Heritage Foundation.

The event at The Hilton Anatole, 2201 Stemmons Freeway, will begin at 10 a.m. with a panel discussion, What Washington Wants to Do with Your Taxes,followed by a reception at 11:15. Forbes, president and CEO of Forbes Media and editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine, will deliver the keynote address after lunch, set for noon.

Featured panelists are:

  • William W. Beach, an economist and director of the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation. Beach oversees the think tank’s original statistical research on entitlements, crime, education, trade and a host of other issues.
  • Robert D. McTeer, distinguished fellow at the Dallas-based National Center for Policy Analysis. The former president and CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, McTeer manages NCPA’s research on monetary, fiscal and education policy. He previously taught economics as adjunct professor at the University of Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Among his other pursuits, Forbes is a member of Heritage’s Board of Trustees.

The event is sponsored by the Dallas/Fort Worth Committee for Heritage, a group of business and civic leaders in the region who support the leading Washington think tank’s conservative public policy research. Chairman of the committee is Danny Wettreich, chairman of Churchill Venture Capital in Dallas, where he has resided for 27 years.

Tickets are $100 for Heritage members, $110 for non-members, $20 for students with valid identification. Register online at For details, call Janine Brown at (208) 608-1524 or e-mail

The Heritage Foundation is the nation’s most broadly supported public policy research institute, with over 700,000 individual, foundation and corporate donors. Founded in 1973, it works to develop effective policy solutions based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values and a strong national defense.

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