August 29, 2014

Publications

27 Aug, 2014 - Press Release

WASHINGTON -- While there has been some recent good news for the federal budget, The Concord Coalition said today that updated projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) should remind policymakers that the aging of the population is dramatically but predictably reshaping government spending and fiscal reforms are the only way to prevent the negative economic consequences.

“Despite a slowing of health care inflation and lower annual deficits since their heights during the recession, the CBO’s projections demonstrate that our basic structural problem remains -- growth in...

Recent Publications

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11 Aug, 2014 - Special Publication
Sara Imhof, The Concord Coalition's director for education and grassroots advocacy, wrote this op-ed, which was published Sunday in North Carolina's Salisbury Post. North Carolina can take pride in being one of the states to which seniors and people nearing retirement are flocking. They appreciate... Read More
30 Jul, 2014 - Special Publication
In a letter to The Concord Monitor, Chase Hagaman, New England regional director for The Concord Coalition, urges lawmakers to change the status quo and start addressing the nation's long-term fiscal challenges. The column can also be found here.  Insanity is doing the same thing over and... Read More
15 Jul, 2014 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that new long-term projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) underscore the need for Washington to move beyond today’s overly partisan environment to pursue broad fiscal reforms.“In looking out beyond the usual 10-year frame for analysis... Read More
3 Jul, 2014 - Special Publication
During a recent hearing on Capitol Hill, the vice chair of the House Rules Committee offered an enthusiastic endorsement of "Principles & Priorities," the interactive group budget exercise that The Concord Coalition presents around the country. "We've had you in my district before to do an... Read More
26 Jun, 2014 - Special Publication
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition honored Senators Dick Durbin and Tom Coburn last night with the 2014 Paul E. Tsongas Economic Patriot Award for their strong advocacy of fiscal responsibility and reform.Both senators have been willing to reach across the aisle for bipartisan solutions and to... Read More
13 Jun, 2014 - Press Release
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Two of the most active proponents of bipartisan congressional action on the nation’s debt -- former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell -- will provide a clear, candid analysis of the nation’s fiscal outlook at a breakfast forum... Read More
12 Jun, 2014 - Press Release
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Two of the most active proponents of bipartisan congressional action on the nation’s debt -- former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell -- will provide a clear, candid analysis of the nation’s fiscal outlook at a breakfast forum... Read More
9 Jun, 2014 - Special Publication
Bob Kerrey, a former senator and co-chairman of The Concord Coalition, is quoted in a recent New York Times op-ed by Frank Bruni that discusses some of the challenges facing the millennial generation. The column quotes Kerrey on the budgetary pressures created by the aging population and the rising... Read More
8 Jun, 2014 - Special Publication
Chase Hagaman, New England regional director for The Concord Coalition, discusses the challenges facing millennials both with their personal finances and the nation's growing debt burden in an op-ed for Seacoast Sunday, the Sunday edition of the Portsmouth Herald in New Hampshire.... Read More
13 May, 2014 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- While lawmakers are working on appropriations bills to fund the government next year, they seem to have lost interest in trying to meet the country’s long-term fiscal challenges. But the newly updated Federal Budget Challenge (www.federalbudgetchallenge.org) gives citizens across the... Read More