Full Video: Fla. Residents, Politicians Talk Taxes and Debt at Town Hall

BY News Desk  April 15, 2010 at 4:10 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. | At a town hall meeting hosted by the NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff, residents of West Central Florida asked federal, state and local government officials about the recession, partisanship, government spending and more.

You can now watch the full video of the entire Spotlight City town hall meeting. Starting in part one, Christina Romer, chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, answers audience inquiries about tax cuts, foreclosures, federal spending and the Obama administration’s efforts to revive the U.S. economy.


In part two, the audience directs questions at former [U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez](http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=m001162), R-Fla., former [Rep. Jim Davis, D-Fla.](http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000114), [Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio](http://www.tampagov.net/dept_mayor/) and [Hillsborough County Commissioner Mark Sharpe](Hillsborough County Commissioner Mark Sharpe).