December 21, 2014

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1 May, 1997 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today congratulated the Congressional leadership and White House on reaching agreement on a plan to balance the budget by 2002, but cautioned that much more work is left to be done. "The bipartisan negotiators of this deal deserve praise for reaching... Read More
27 Apr, 1997 - Facing Facts
The 1997 annual reports of the Social Security and Medicare Trustees, released late last week, are similar to the 1996 reports. The main thing that's changed is that we are now a year closer to the Baby Boom's retirement and fiscal collapse. The Trustees still project that Social Security... Read More
7 Apr, 1997 - Facing Facts
In a much-publicized study, Duke University researchers recently reported that elderly disability rates have been declining, and concluded that if this trend continues over the next few decades it could erase much of Medicare's projected cost growth. Many, notably Senator Edward Kennedy, are citing... Read More
2 Apr, 1997 - Press Release
WASHINGTON--Former Senator Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) has been named co-chairman of the Concord Coalition, a nationwide, grassroots organization dedicated to ending federal budget deficits and building a sound economy for future generations. The Concord Coalition was founded in 1992 by the late Paul... Read More
30 Mar, 1997 - Press Release
WASHINGTON--Concord Coalition founders Warren Rudman (R-N.H.) and former Secretary of Commerce Peter Peterson will announce the appointment of Concord's new co-chairman, former Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), and challenge President Clinton and Congress to get serious about balancing the budget and... Read More
19 Mar, 1997 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today praised members of both parties in Congress who have expressed support for separating the critical task of balancing the budget from the politically-charged issue of tax cuts. "As we have witnessed over the past two years, demanding that tax cuts be... Read More
13 Mar, 1997 - Press Release
WASHINGTON--The budget plan recently introduced by the House Democratic Blue Dog Coalition deserves "widespread support" from members of Congress who are serious about balancing the budget and keeping it balanced, according to an analysis of the plan released today by the Concord... Read More
3 Mar, 1997 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- In the wake of today's defeat of the balanced budget amendment, the Concord Coalition Citizens Council is challenging the president and Congress to enact legislation that would balance the budget by 2002, even with out being forced to by a constitutional mandate. "The last... Read More
26 Feb, 1997 - Facing Facts
To every member of the Senate: On the eve of a vote that could decide the fate of the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA), we ask you to reflect on what is at stake. We remind you that the federal deficit has become both a symbol of government's chronic failu re to achieve its goals and a growing... Read More
25 Feb, 1997 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today hailed the "Blue Dog" budget proposal as having all the earmarks of a credible and sustainable balanced budget plan. "At first glance, the Blue Dog plan appears to set the high standard by which other Congressional plans to balance the... Read More