Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on income mobility and the American Dream
About This Event

 

To mark the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s declaration of America’s War on Poverty, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will deliver remarks on reforming antipoverty programs and improving income mobility in the US. The speech will be hosted by AEI and will be delivered in the Lyndon B. Johnson Room in the US Capitol Building.

RSVP to attend this event by emailing John.VerWey@aei.org.

Agenda


2:15 PM
Registration

2:30 PM
Introduction:
Arthur C. Brooks, AEI

2:35 PM
Remarks:
Marco Rubio, US Senate (R-FL)

3:15 PM
Question-and-Answer Session

3:30 PM
Adjournment

Event Contact Information

For more information, please contact John VerWey at John.VerWey@aei.org, 202.862.5839.

Media Contact Information

For media inquiries, please contact Brooke_Sammon@rubio.senate.gov. Please note: Pooled video will be provided by the Senate Recording Studio; no outside video cameras will be permitted due to Senate rules.

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Arthur C.
Brooks
  • Arthur C. Brooks is president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). He is also the Beth and Ravenel Curry Scholar in Free Enterprise at AEI.

    Immediately before joining AEI, Brooks was the Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government at Syracuse University, where he taught economics and social entrepreneurship.

    Brooks is the author of 10 books and hundreds of articles on topics including the role of government, fairness, economic opportunity, happiness, and the morality of free enterprise. His latest book, “The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise” (2012) was a New York Times bestseller. Among his earlier books are “Gross National Happiness” (2008), “Social Entrepreneurship” (2008), and “Who Really Cares” (2006). Before pursuing his work in public policy, Brooks spent 12 years as a classical musician in the United States and Spain.

    Brooks is a frequent guest on national television and radio talk shows and has been published widely in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

    Brooks has a Ph.D. and an M.Phil. in policy analysis from RAND Graduate School. He also holds an M.A. in economics from Florida Atlantic University and a B.A. in economics from Thomas Edison State College.


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