December 22, 2014

Recent Events

Congressman Tim Walz holds Deficit TownHall meetings in MN
June 27, 2011 12:30pm - 7:30pm

Midwest Regional Director conducted the "Principles & Priorities" interactive budget exercise with Congressman Tim Walz constituents and other members of the public in Rochester and Winona, MN.  Participants were able to weigh in with their ideas for improving the nation's long-term...

Elm Grove Public Library hosts The Concord Coalition
June 22, 2011 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Midwest Regional Director to provide overview of the federal budget and long-term fiscal challenges for our country.  She will provide information about the Milwaukee-Area Fiscal Advisory Council to the participants and will engage them in a discussion of the possible ways to improve our...

Fort Madison Rotary hosts The Concord Coalition
June 21, 2011 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Midwest Regional Director to provide to the Fort Madison Rotary Club an overview of the federal budget, national debt, and major pressure points today and into the future.  She will discuss with participants different possible solutions to consider moving forward.

Fort Madison Daily Democrat
June 21, 2011 10:30am - 11:30am

Midwest Regional Director met with news reporters for the Fort Madison Daily Democrat to discuss the nation's long-term federal fiscal challenges and the role in American citizen's to help improve the outlook.

US Rep. Sanford Bishop hosts a Principles and Priorities Exercise
June 20, 2011 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Congressman Sanford Bishop of Georgia hosts Concord's flagship exercise Principles and Priorties.

Society of Actuaries: Health Care Meeting -- Health Legislation Cost
June 14, 2011 4:00pm - 5:15pm

Robert Bixby -- The Concord Coalition, Joe Antos -- American Enterprise Institute, and Paul Cullinan -- independent public policy consultant, will discuss various fiscal and political implications surrounding major health care legislation, focusing specifically on the budgetary...

Coalitions in Health Policy Making
June 9, 2011 2:00pm - 3:15pm

Midwest Regional Director participated in a panel discussion with AARP and Families USA about the role and value of "coalitions" in health policy making.  She discussed the projects completed by fiscal stewardship councils across the country as well as how The Concord Coalition facilitates...

Principles and Priorities with Congressman John Carney
June 8, 2011 8:47am - 2:47pm

National Grassroots Director Jeff Thiebert facilitated three sessions of Principles and Priorities with constituents of Congressman John Carney.  The Congressman participated in the exercise and interacted with the audience.  The sessions were held in Georgetown, Dover and the...

Concord Coalition National Grassroots Director Leads Sessions at ASMC Professional Development Institute
June 3, 2011 8:42am - 2:42pm

Jeff Thiebert, Concord's National Grassroots Director, lead multiple sessions at the American Society of Military Comptroller's Annual Professional Development Institute in Minneapolis, MN.  During the sessions, the attendees were given a chart presentation and participated in Principles...

Tartan High School Conducts Interactive Budget Exercise
May 25, 2011 10:15am - 12:15pm

The Concord Coalition will present an overview of the federal budget and long-term fiscal challenges associated with it to Tartan High School AP macro-economics students.  The students will then participate in a short version of the Principles & Priorities interactive budget exercise....

Financial Planning Association of Northeast Ohio hosts The Concord Coalition
May 19, 2011 4:00pm - 6:30pm

~A Discussion on the National Debt and the Fiscal Challenges to Our Community and Our Families~

Robert Bixby, executive director -- The Concord Coalition, will present to the Northeast Ohio Financial Planners Association; presentation to include challenges associated with the federal...

Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial Board Meeting
May 19, 2011 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Robert Bixby, Exec Dir for The Concord Coalition, to provide overview of federal budget and fiscal challenges to editorial staff at the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Aplington Parkersburg H.S. hosts The Concord Coalition
May 18, 2011 10:30am - 12:30pm

Midwest Regional Director will provide overview of federal budget and long-term fiscal challenges to economics and civics students at Aplington-Parkersburg High School.  Next, the students will engage in the interactive budget exercise called "Principles & Priorities." 

Aplington Parkersburg H.S. hosts The Concord Coalition
May 18, 2011 10:30am - 12:30pm

Midwest Regional Director will provide overview of federal budget and long-term fiscal challenges to economics and civics students at Aplington-Parkersburg High School.  Next, the students will engage in the interactive budget exercise called "Principles & Priorities." 

Tax/Budget Panel: Greater Des Moines Partnership
May 17, 2011 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Midwest Regional Director to participate in a panel discussion about the role of taxes and federal / state budgets and fiscal challenges.  Other panelists include:

Gretchen Tegeler, Polk Des Moines Taxpayers Association

David Vaught, Iowa State Auditor

Scott...