March 4, 2015

Recent Events

Interactive Town Hall on the Budget with Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
February 23, 2015 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Please join Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty and Mayor Elinor Carbone for an Interactive Town Hall on the federal budget. Concord will be facilitating its budget exercise, Principles & Priorities. The exercise is designed to be bipartisan and interactive, giving participants a...

Health Care Fiscal Policy Challenges for the Next Congress and for the Next President
February 12, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Greater Des Moines Partnership and Des Moines University host a special health care discussion as part of an on-going issue forum series on federal budget challenges.

Doug Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum and former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, and...

Wisconsin Counties Association 2015 Legislative Update meeting
February 3, 2015 10:50am - 11:30am

Sara Imhof to give an overview of the nation's finances and discuss the political prospects for fiscal progress with the next Congress and future Presidents.

This program is part of the Wisconsin Counties Association annual legislative meeting in Madison.

Opinion with Mark Hahn radio show
January 30, 2015 10:30am - 10:45am

Bob Bixby, on behalf of The Concord Coalition, and Mike Murphy, on behalf of Fix the Debt, discussed the joint First Budget campaign with Mark Hahn.  They included the importance of Iowans as vetters of Presidential candidates and how they could get involved with the initiative.  

WHO radio with Jan Mickelson in the Morning Show
January 30, 2015 9:00am - 9:30am

Bob Bixby, Executive Director - The Concord Coalition, along with Mike Murphy - Policy and Special Projects Manager - Fix the Debt, discussed the First Budget campaign and the work being done in Iowa in 2015 in advance of the Caucuses. 

WHO TV with Sonya Heitshusen and Andy Fales
January 29, 2015 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Bob Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, and Mike Murphy, Campaign Manager - First Budget, discussed the First Budget Initiative and partnership between The Concord Coalition and Fix the Debt to raise visibility about federal fiscal challenges in Iowa and New Hampshire prior to...

AP Macroeconomics: Debt Busters
January 13, 2015 1:15pm - 2:15pm

Sara Imhof to provide via Skype a chart talk program on the cause and consequences of our national deficits and then lead students through the interactive Debt Busters exercise.

 

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
January 7, 2015 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Concord's Policy Director and Grassroots Advocacy Director will engage 150 college students and their professors from around the country in a conversation about the national debt and federal budget.  Participants will then take their turn in trying to reduce our nation's 10-year projected...

Policy Director Presents to Washington Campus Students
January 6, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Policy Director Joshua Gordon presents a chart talk about the nation's fiscal challenges to visiting MBA students enrolled in the Washington Campus education program.

Policy Director Presents to Washington Campus Students
January 6, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Policy Director Joshua Gordon presents a chart talk about the nation's fiscal challenges to visiting MBA students enrolled in the Washington Campus education program.

Policy Director Presents to Washington Campus Students
January 6, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am

Policy Director Joshua Gordon presents a chart talk about the nation's fiscal challenges to visiting MBA students enrolled in the Washington Campus education program.

Tough Fiscal Choices for the 2016 Presidential Campaign; Kerrey and Danforth Update Findings of Their 1994 Commission
December 16, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Join former Senators Bob Kerrey and Jack Danforth as they release the 20 year anniversary update of their commission on entitlement and tax reform, and call for a new generation of leaders and voters to take up the cause of fiscal sustainability. Kerrey and...

Health Care Reform and Costs in the Context of a Presidential Election Cycle
December 13, 2014 8:15am - 9:15am

Doug Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum and former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, along with Kenneth Thorpe,  Chair for the Rollins School of Public Health's Department of Health Policy & Management, discuss health policy and the challenges of the U.S....

Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby Speaks to Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
December 9, 2014 11:30am - 1:00pm

On Tuesday Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, spoke to the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce on the precarious state of the federal budget, the rising debt and the need for broad fiscal reform. The speech touched on issues such as Social Security, health...

Iowa Taxpayers Association annual meeting
December 4, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Bob Bixby, Executive Director of The Concord Coalition will present an overview of the federal budget, fiscal challenges facing the nation, and opportunities for reform that can improve the fiscal outlook.