Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby discusses the launch of "First Budget" with host Laura Knoy in this excerpt from the New Hampshire Public Radio show "The Exchange." The full show can be found here or in the related content section.
On October 1, The Concord Coalition and several other organizations hosted a presentation by Paul Stebbins, Chairman Emeritus of World Fuel Services Corporation, a $40 billion company and a business leader of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, on the long-term fiscal challenges facing this country. A question-and-answer session with the audience follows his speech.
On September 29, The Concord Coalition co-hosted a forum on the nation's long-term fiscal challenges with Fix The Debt and the Lou Frey Institute at the University of Central Florida. Former Congressmen Bill Zeliff, Jason Altmire, Allen Boyd, Cliff Stearns and Tom Tauke, as well as Reverend Allan Newman were the panel's participants.
The Concord Coalition recently led a simulation of its flagship exercise "Principles and Priorities" at the Lou Frey Institute at the University of Central Florida. The Lou Frey Institute and Fix The Debt were co-hosts of the event, "The Federal Budget: Making Tough Choices," at the institute's fall symposium.
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today praised the bipartisan leadership of Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) for introducing the “INFORM Act,” a legislative proposal that would improve federal budgeting by providing a more complete picture of the long-term impact of current fiscal policies, including their burden on younger Americans and future generations. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Rob Portman (R-OH) are among the first to co-sponsor.