Past Meetup

Speaker on Obamacare!

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WHAT: "Obamacare, Business, Jobs, and YOU," Ray Keating, chief economist, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council. (With Q&A.)

WHEN: Monday Dec. 16 at 7:00

WHERE: Nesconset branch of the Smithtown Library, 148 Smithtown Blvd, Nesconset NY 11767 (GOOGLE Maps)


WHO: Foundation for Economic Education Discussion Society, Long Island chapter (631)[masked]

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Founded in the mid-90s, the *Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) Discussion Society, Long Island chapter, remains active. Its staff is:

Christian Padgett, Chair
George Thompson, Vice Chair
Greg Bush, Treasurer
Barry Loberfeld, Secretary

The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) was founded in 1946 by Leonard E. Read to study and advance sound economics.
The Foundation for Economic Education is a non-political, non-profit, tax-exempt educational foundation and accepts no taxpayer money.

Our[masked] season featured college professors (Douglas B. Rasmussen, philosophy, St. John’s; Greg Bush, economics, SCCCC), columnists (Lane Filler, Newsday), economists (Ray Keating, Long Island Business News), attorneys (Christopher Garvey), and public officials (Michael Fitzpatrick, NY Assemblyman; Joseph J. DioGuardi, former Congressman; Steve Levy, former Suffolk County Executive). Speakers for this season have included Clifford Sondock (The Land Use Institute) and Andrea Vecchio (Long Islanders for Educational Reform).