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10 Nov, 2014 - Press Release

Updated November 14

WASHINGTON --  The Concord Coalition will host a panel discussion this Friday on Capitol Hill about opportunities for fiscal reform in the next Congress.

The one-hour program, open to the public, will feature three of the nation’s leading non-partisan experts on the fiscal and economic challenges ahead:

  • Marc Goldwein, senior policy director with The Committee for a Responsible Federal...

Recent Publications

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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
14 Nov, 2011 - Press Release
WASHINGTON – With little more than a week to go before the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (“super committee”) is due to deliver its recommendations to Congress, The Concord Coalition said today that the panel’s co-chairs, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) should... Read More
8 Nov, 2011 - Press Release
Paul W. Hansen, a resident of Jackson, Wyoming with decades of experience in public policy work and civic engagement efforts around the country, has been named as The Concord Coalition’s Rocky Mountain states regional director. “We are delighted to have Paul head up our efforts in this critical... Read More
8 Nov, 2011 - Special Publication
The following transcripts cover Senator Sam Nunn's introduction and Senators Saxby Chambliss and Mark Warner's acceptance speeches.Nunn: Thank you very much Bob. And thank you for the superb job you do in leading Concord Coalition. I don’t think it’s ever been more important in terms of mission and... Read More
8 Nov, 2011 - Press Release
Des Moines -- As they weigh presidential candidates’ rhetoric about the federal budget in advance of the January caucuses, Iowans will have an opportunity to try to improve it themselves in a community-wide deficit-reduction exercise Monday, Nov. 14 at Drake University.The exercise, designed... Read More