The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Congressman Danny K. Davis, who has distinguished himself as an articulate voice for his constituents and as an effective legislator able to move major bills to passage. He has developed a unique and energetic style of communication and interaction with his constituents setting up dozens of advisory task forces to consider significant questions of public policy.
The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Congressman Pedro Pierluisi, who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, and is a member of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, and the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. He also serves on the House Natural Resources Committee, and is a member of the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs, and the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
Professor James Galbraith is a distinguished professor and Chair of Government and Business Relations at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin and the son of renowned economist John Kenneth Galbraith. James is the Chair of the international organization Economists for Peace and Security and a Senior Scholar of the Levy Economics Institute. In the early 80s, he served on the Congressional staff as the Executive Director of the Joint Economic Committee. Prof. Galbraith holds degrees from Harvard and Yale universities and has written many critical books challenging the nation’s predominant economic policy legislation and the paradigm from which it is based. His latest book is, “The End of Normal: The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth” and a new book “Inequality: What Everyone Needs to Know” will be released in March from Oxford University Press.