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...

Recent Publications

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1 Aug, 2013 - Special Publication
The Donaldsonville Chief (Louisiana) BATON ROUGE - Yesterday, Louisiana Youth Seminar ("LYS") delegates participated in an interactive legislative budgeting exercise in an effort to take on our nation's debt crisis. Presented by the Concord Coalition and sponsored by Fix the Debt... Read More
26 Jul, 2013 - Special Publication
Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby wrote this Kansas City Star op-ed. On a speaking tour that included the University of Central Missouri, President Barack Obama called for Washington to move beyond the current gridlock to deal with the nation’s critical fiscal and economic... Read More
24 Jul, 2013 - Press Release
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... Read More
19 Jul, 2013 - Special Publication
This op-ed in The Macon Telegraph was written by former Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), co-chairman of The Concord Coalition, and Emory University student Aaron Tucek. A Generationally Balanced Deficit Agreement  The House and Senate have each passed their own budgets. The president has submitted a... Read More
7 Jun, 2013 - Press Release
WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. -- A panel of experts on fiscal issues will discuss solutions to the growing federal debt at a lunch program at the Economic Forum of Palm Beach County on Thursday, June 13. The speakers will be Paul Stebbins, executive chairman of the Board of World Fuel Services Corp.; Julio... Read More
31 May, 2013 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With today’s Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report showing the growing strain the two programs will have on general revenues in the years ahead, The Concord Coalition strongly urged lawmakers to resume negotiations on a long-term fiscal sustainability plan through the regular... Read More
28 May, 2013 - Special Publication
By John Shaw WASHINGTON (MNI) -- The protracted battle between congressional Democrats and Republicans about whether to even begin House-Senate talks to try to draft a fiscal year 2014 budget resolution seems to confirm assertions about the totally dysfunctional nature of Congress. Budget experts... Read More
17 May, 2013 - Special Publication
This guest column in the Billings Gazette was written by Paul Hansen, western states regional director for The Concord Coalition. It is time for both Republicans and Democrats in Washington to make a deal to fix the nation’s debt. The new budget plan recently released by Alan Simpson and Erskine... Read More
14 May, 2013 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With today’s updated numbers from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) showing a decline in projected budget deficits, The Concord Coalition warned lawmakers not to be lulled into a false sense of security that the fiscal status quo is sustainable. “A lower deficit is good news but... Read More
9 May, 2013 - Special Publication
This article in The Hill Thursday was written by former Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), co-chairman of The Concord Coalition, and former Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.), a senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center. CONGRESS'S BUDGET PROCESS BROKEN BECAUSE IT'S IGNORED After trying private negotiations,... Read More