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Economic agenda: Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010

At 9:30 a.m. -- Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) and Gov. Martin O'Malley (D-Md.) are scheduled to make an announcement at the General Motors plant in White Marsh.

At 9:30 a.m. -- The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform meets to discuss policies that could help rein in runaway federal deficits in the near-term and ensure long-term fiscal health for the U.S. government.

At 10 a.m. -- Federal telecommunications and consumer regulators meet on the one-year anniversary of a special report that set 15 recommendations for expanding access to high-speed Internet service across the United States. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz are among the many panelists scheduled to participate.

At 11:30 a.m. -- World Bank President Robert Zoellick gives a speech on global development.

At 4 p.m. -- A panel discussion at Georgetown University will examine the state of dealmaking in the commercial real estate market. The session will feature several well-known figures in the corporate world, including: legendary dealmaker Sam Zell, who chairs Equity Group Investments; Michael Fascitelli, chief executive of Vornado Realty Trust; and Christopher Nassetta, chief executive of Hilton Worldwide.

After 7 p.m. -- Senate Banking Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) is scheduled to address the Economic Club of Washington on the financial overhaul enacted over the summer.

By Mike Shepard  | September 29, 2010; 8:27 AM ET
Categories:  *Economic agenda  
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