January 26, 2015

Publications

24 Jan, 2015 - Special Publication

In a recent op-ed for the Des Moines Register, Robert Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, and Maya MacGuineas, head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, discussed the importance of presidential candidates credibly addressing the long-term challenges facing the federal budget. The op-ed can also be found here.

Concord and Fix the Debt recently launched a new initiative, "First Budget," to raise awareness of the country's fiscal...

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25 Jun, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON--A delegation of bipartisan congressional leaders will join Vice President Al Gore at "The Great Social Security Debate," a national forum cosponsored by AARP and the Concord Coalition, on Wednesday, July 1, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Rhodes on-the-Pawtuxet in Cranston, R.I.... Read More
21 Jun, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Al Gore and bipartisan congressional leaders will join AARP and the Concord Coalition for the second national forum of "The Great Social Security Debate" series. The forum will take place on July 1 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Rhodes on-the-Pawtuxet in Cranston, R.... Read More
27 Apr, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON--The Concord Coalition Citizens Council today announced its support of the National Dialogue on Social Security Act of 1998 (H.R. 3546). The legislation is sponsored by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Archer (R-Texas). "In order to prepare our nation's citizens for... Read More
27 Apr, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON--New projections estimating that Social Security will begin running large annual cash deficits shortly after the massive baby boom generation begins retiring in 2008 should serve as a catalyst for fundamental reform of the system, according to the bipartisan Concord Coalition. "... Read More
6 Apr, 1998 - Special Publication
 Co-sponsored by The Concord Coalition and the American Association of Retired Personsin collaboration with Americans Discuss Social SecuritySession 1: Keynote AddressesSession 2: A Conversation with the AudienceSession 3: A Conversation with the AudienceSession OneKeynote... Read More
6 Apr, 1998 - Special Publication
 Co-sponsored by The Concord Coalition and the American Association of Retired Personsin collaboration with Americans Discuss Social SecuritySession 1: Keynote AddressesSession 2: Town Hall MeetingSession OneKeynote Addresses (Person on the street video presentation.)ANNOUNCER:... Read More
6 Apr, 1998 - Special Publication
 Co-sponsored by The Concord Coalition and the American Association of Retired Personsin collaboration with Americans Discuss Social SecuritySession 1: Keynote AddressesSession 2: Expert ViewsSession 3: Town Hall Meeting Session OneKeynote Addresses  THE PRESIDENT... Read More
31 Mar, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- President Clinton and members of Congress will kick off a series of bipartisan forums designed to lay the foundation for Social Security reform on April 7 in Kansas City, Mo. The event is being cosponsored by the Concord Coalition and the AARP, in collaboration with Americans Discuss... Read More
8 Feb, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- President Clinton today announced that he has invited the Concord Coalition and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to co-host a non-partisan conference on the future of Social Security on April 7 in Kansas City, Mo. The conference, which President Clinton will... Read More
1 Feb, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today disputed claims that there will be a federal budget surplus by 1999, pointing out that the projected surplus is only reached by borrowing Social Security's annual surplus revenue to fund other government programs. While today's projections from the... Read More