April 28, 2015

Recent Events

First Budget Presentation at University of Northern Iowa
April 23, 2015 6:00pm - 6:30pm

At 5:30 PM, Nick Troiano, former independent congressional candidate in PA-10 and co-founder of The Can Kicks Back, will give a talk about the national debt at the University of Northern Iowa (1227 W 27th St., Cedar Falls, IA 50614). The event will be held in the Curris Business Building and is...

First Budget Presentation at Cornell College
April 22, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Nick Troiano, former independent congressional candidate in PA-10 and co-founder of The Can Kicks Back, will give a presentation about the national debt. The event will be held in the Hedges Conference Room at Thomas Commons, and is co-sponsored by the College Democrats and College Republicans...

Creating a Population Health System: Innovation Opportunities
April 22, 2015 9:00am - 3:30pm

"Creating a Population Health System: Innovation Opportunities" is a national health policy conference to identify economic incentives and new models to promote health, minimize costs, and improve quality. The conference will address:

  • What the shift to population health means for...
First Budget Presentation at University of Iowa
April 21, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm

A presentation by Nick Troiano, former independent congressional candidate in PA-10 and co-founder of The Can Kicks Back, will take place at the University of Iowa at 7:00 PM. The Economics Forum, Young Americans for Liberty, and College Republicans are co-sponsoring the event, which takes place...

First Budget Presentation at Buena Vista University
April 20, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Nick Troiano, former independent congressional candidate in PA-10 and co-founder of The Can Kicks Back, will speak about the national debt at Buena Vista University (610 W 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588) at 8:00 PM. The event will be in the Siebens Forum Room 1 and is co-sponsored by the Student...

First Budget Panel at Dartmouth College
April 16, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Steve Marchand, former mayor of Portsmouth; Nick Troiano, former independent congressional candidate in PA-10 and co-founder of The Can Kicks Back; and former Rep. Bill Zeliff (R-NH) will participate in a panel at Dartmouth College in Rockefeller Center. The event takes place at 4:30 PM and is...

Concord Coalition Executive Director to Present to State Business Roundtable Executives
April 16, 2015 10:45am - 11:15am

Robert Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition and Maya MacGuineas, head of Fix the Debt, will give a presentation on First Budget to the State Business Roundtable Executives. 

Policy Director Discusses Budgetary Politics and the Fiscal Challenge with Federal Employees
April 15, 2015 12:45pm - 1:45pm

Policy Director Joshua Gordon participates in discussion about the nation's fiscal challenge and the current state of budgetary politics for federal employees enrolled in the Advanced Budgetary Class at the Georgetown University Government Affairs Institute.

First Budget Presentation at Southern New Hampshire University
April 14, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Nick Troiano, former independent congressional candidate in PA-10 and co-founder of The Can Kicks Back, will give a presentation about how the national debt affects younger generations. The event takes place at Southern New Hampshire University (2500 N. River Rd., Hooksett, NH 03106) at 6:00 PM...

First Budget Panel at St Anselm College
April 13, 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm

A panel consisting of Rich Ashooh, director of strategy at BAE Systems; former Rep. Dick Swett (D-NH); and Nick Troiano, former independent congressional candidate in PA-10 and co-founder of The Can Kicks Back will take place at St. Anselm College (100 St. Anselm Dr., Manchester, NH 03102). The...

The Entitlements Challenge: Getting to a Sustainable Budget
April 7, 2015 11:30am - 1:00pm

The Greater Des Moines Partnership and First Budget host a special retirement security discussion as part of an on-going issue forum series on federal budget challenges.

Nationally renowned federal budget expert Ed Lorenzen will discuss the long-term challenges facing Social Security and...

Preserving Social Security and Medicare for Our Grandchildren
April 6, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join nationally renowned federal budget expert Ed Lorenzen at a First Budget event to discuss the long-term challenges facing Social Security and Medicare and how the growth of those programs impact the rest of the federal budget. Mr. Lorenzen will dispel myths and misconceptions about...

Former Senators Judd Gregg and Evan Bayh to Speak on the Importance of Fiscal Issues for Presidential Candidates
April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm

UPDATE (APRIL 1): A live webcast of this program can be found here tomorrow starting at noon. 

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How Would YOU Reduce the Federal Deficit? With Former Congressmen Tom Tauke and Leonard Boswell
March 31, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am

Former Iowa Congressmen Leonard Boswell and Thomas Tauke are leading an interactive federal budget workshop where Pella residents and Central College students, faculty and staff will learn about the federal budget and study real-life fiscal policy choices related to discretionary and defense...

Policy director Discusses Budget Process Reform at New Ideas Conference
March 27, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm

Policy director Joshua Gordon discuss budget process reform at the New Ideas Conference, hosted by Rep. David Jolly (R-Fl., in At. Petersburg, Fl.