October 1, 2014

Publications

28 Sep, 2014 - Special Publication

In an op-ed for The Tampa Tribune, Marc Goldwein, senior policy director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, and Robert Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, state the need for lawmakers to enact serious fiscal reform by setting priorities, avoiding gimmicks and making difficult choices. The op-ed can also be found here

Tomorrow night, Goldwein and Bixby will participate in a public forum with former...

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31 Jan, 2012 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that new projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) should spur candidates for federal office this year to provide voters with realistic proposals to deal with the country’s difficult fiscal challenges. “CBO’s new Budget and Economic Outlook... Read More
4 Jan, 2012 - Special Publication
http://concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/imhof_sioux_city_oped.pdf
The following Op-Ed was originally published in the Sioux City Journal on December 25, 2011 By Sara Imhof For many Americans, this time of the year provides an opportunity for reflection and renewal. Every four years, Iowans also have a flurry of political activity as we prepare for our first-... Read More
28 Dec, 2011 - Special Publication
The following Op-Ed was originally published in the Christian Science Monitor. By Diane Lim Rogers Politicians on both extremes think voters want stubborness in the budget battle. They're wrong. Congress finally broke the impasse over a temporary extension of the payroll tax in 2012, but it... Read More
19 Dec, 2011 - Special Publication
http://concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/imhof_press_citizen_oped.pdf
The following Op-Ed was originally published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen By Sara Imhof Across the nation, the time has come for holiday parties, last-minute shopping and family gatherings. For many Iowans, however, it is also time to make up their minds on Republican presidential hopefuls... Read More
8 Dec, 2011 - Press Release
CONCORD, N.H. -- Mark Zandi, chief economist for Moody’s Analytics, and Robert L. Bixby, executive director of the non-partisan Concord Coalition, will discuss the 2012 economic outlook and the federal government’s budget challenges at a lunch forum this Friday, Dec. 9, at the University of New... Read More
30 Nov, 2011 - Press Release
College students and nine former members of Congress will confront the nation’s fiscal and economic difficulties through an interactive exercise this Saturday, Dec. 3, at George Washington University.    Participants in the “Principles and Priorities” exercise, developed by The Concord... Read More
29 Nov, 2011 - Special Publication
http://concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/bixby_cnnmoney_oped.pdf
The following Op-Ed was originally published by CNNMoney.com. By Robert L. Bixby Well, the super committee gave up. But Congress and President Obama cannot.With the United States moving rapidly toward a dangerous level of national debt, our elected officials must act to end the... Read More
26 Nov, 2011 - Special Publication
http://concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/hansen_billings_gazette_op-ed.pdf
The following Op-Ed appeared in The Billings Gazette on November 26, 2011. By Paul HansenWithin the space of just a few days, the national debt has topped $15 trillion — about $133,000 per taxpayer — and the congressional super committee failed in its effort to lower annual deficits and reduce... Read More
22 Nov, 2011 - Issue Brief
http://concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/finalsupercommitteeissuestatement.pdf
Many people were urging members of the deficit reduction super committee to “go big.” Now it appears that they will just go away. It’s yet another disappointment in a year that has seen many failed attempts at a “grand bargain” on fiscal policy.Unfortunately, the problem that the super committee... Read More
16 Nov, 2011 - Special Publication
The following Op-Ed was published by the Des Moines Register on November 11, 2011.By Robert L. Bixby and Sara ImhofHow much will you pay in taxes in the years ahead? What sort of health care will you and your family receive over the next decade?How much assistance will Washington give to... Read More