November 24, 2014

Recent Events

Drake Law School - Interactive Budget Exercise
November 17, 2014 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Sara and Bob to lead Drake law students through the interactive budget exercise.

Opportunities For Fiscal Reform in The Next Congress
November 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby joined Steve Bell from the Bipartisan Policy Center and Marc Goldwein from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget for a panel on opportunities for fiscal reform in the next Congress. Congressional staffers, members of the media and local...

University of North Carolina public policy - overview of the federal budget
November 11, 2014 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Sara Imhof to give an overview of the federal budget to undergrad public policy course, in advance of their conducting the interactive deficit-reduction exercise.

Financial Planners Association of Iowa - annual meeting
October 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Josh Gordon, Policy Director for The Concord Coalition, gave a presentation to financial planners in Iowa about the federal budget, structural deficits and their challenges given our aging society, and opportunities for tax reform.

Economic Summit: National Debt - The Impact, Forecast & Future
October 1, 2014 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a presentation and discussion of the U.S. debt crisis featuring Paul Stebbins.  Stebbins is the Chairman Ermeritus of World Fuel Services Corporation, a $40 billion comapny, and a business leader of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.

6-6:30pm: check in, networking


Fiscal Forum - Reducing the Deficit and Investing in the Future: Can We Do Both?
September 29, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm


TAMPA, FLA. –  Four experts on the federal budget will discuss...

Former Congressmen Challenge Students, Local Leaders to Find Ways to Tame Federal Deficits as Part of Frey Institute's Fall Symposium
September 29, 2014 9:00am - 2:00pm

Several former members of Congress were on hand at the University of Central Florida to challenge students to do something that lawmakers have found difficult: put the federal budget on a more sustainable path.

This budget exercise took place during the Lou Frey Institute’s fall...

WMT radio interview
September 26, 2014 7:15am - 7:45am

Sara Imhof to discuss briefly various fiscal policy challenges and opportunities on the WMT radio morning show with Doug Wagner.

Debt Busters - Indiana University Civic Learning Leaders group
September 22, 2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Concord's Communications Director will lead Civic Leaders students in the interactive Debt Busters exercise.

Principles and Priorities with Iowa Farm Bureau
September 10, 2014 9:00am - September 12, 2014 10:30am

Bob and chad facilaited a P+P with 22 members of the Iowa Farm Bureau. There were 22 people. All groups reduced the deficit. 

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Hosts The Concord Coalition
August 15, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Residents of the 17th district have an opportunity to try to reduce the national debt.

Deficit Hawks vs. Civil Debtors - Politics and Policies of Our National Debt with Charlie Wheelan
August 14, 2014 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join former U.S. Ambassador and Congressman Dick Swett, Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby, and The Josiah Bartlett Center's President, Charlie Arlinghaus, for a spirited conversation on the programs and policies driving our national debt...

V. Foxx hosts The Concord Coalition
August 11, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Residents of the Fifth Congressional District of NC have the opportunity to try to reduce the federal deficit.

New England Regional Director Presents at Manchester Kiwanis Club
July 21, 2014 5:30pm - 6:30pm

New England Regional Director, Chase Hagaman, presented a chart talk about the nation's fiscal challenges to Manchester Kiwanis Club members during their semimonthly meeting at the The Derryfield Country Club in Manchester, NH. Approximately 30 members joined in as Hagaman discussed our nation'...

Principles and Priorities with Georgetown University Government Affairs Institute
July 16, 2014 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Policy Director Joshua Gordon fascilitates the Principles and Priorities budget exercise with Presidential Management Fellows (PMF's) enrolled in the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown Univeristy.