November 25, 2014

Recent Events

Principles & Priorities: Lake Forest High School
January 4, 2010 8:57am - 3:00pm

Midwest Regional Director conducted 4 separate "Principles & Priorities" for each of 4 classes including juniors and seniors in economics and AP political science classes.  Each section had roughly 30 people or more.

Chart Talk for Georgetown Public Affairs Association
December 17, 2009 8:40am - 9:40am

Policy Director Joshua Gordon will deliver a chart talk about Budget Trends and Health Care reform to some Treasury Department employees as part of their Georgetown University Public Affairs Association seminar.

Speech to Griffin (Georgia) Kiwanis Club
December 9, 2009 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Concord's National Political Director Phil Smith will deliver a federal budget "chart talk" to the members of the Kiwanis Club in Griffin, Georgia.

Public Forum for Conference on Fiscal Stewardship
December 7, 2009 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Concord Coalition held its National Conference on Fiscal Stewardship on Capitol Hill -- open to the public --  to release a report on the first year of its Fiscal Stewardship Project. 

National Conference on Fiscal Stewardship
December 6, 2009 5:00pm - December 8, 2009 5:00pm

Representatives from Concord's seven Fiscal Advisory Councils will meet in Washington, DC.  They will discuss their fiscal policy proposals, meet with Congressional representatives, and talk with invited experts about the federal budget.

Concord's Phil Smith to deliver keynote address at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
December 3, 2009 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Concord's National Political Director Phil Smith will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta at the annual meeting of the Georgia Consortium for Personal Financial Literacy.  This event is by invitation only.

Chart talk for AAII
November 24, 2009 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Southwest Regional Director Christine Hovde presented the Concord Chart Talk to one of six annual meetings of AAII, the American Association of Individual Investors.  The group, focused on personal finances and investment, was interested to learn more about the nation's fiscal policy and...

Intro to Macroeconomics: Principles & Priorities @ U. of Minnesota, Mankato
November 23, 2009 8:00am - 4:30pm

Midwest Regional Director to conduct "Principles & Priorities" exercise to 3 different sections of the Intro to Macro classes at the U. of MN, Mankato campus with Professor Ihsuan Li.  Total, 200 students are enrolled across the 3 sections of this course.

Federal Budget Challenge at University of Richmond
November 20, 2009 9:15am - 10:15am

Southwest Regional Director Christine Hovde ran the Federal Budget Challenge with Dr. Palazzolo's Legislative Process class. 

Connecticut Health Care Summit
November 18, 2009 9:25am - 10:15am

Policy Director Joshua Gordon will be discussing "The Federal Budget and Health Care -- Legislation and Long-term Effects," for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association's "Connecticut Health Care Summit." The summit will focus on health care's impact on business and the economy. ...

Youth Outreach Coordinator Advises Democracy 2.0 Summit
November 18, 2009 9:00am - November 20, 2009 5:00pm

Concord Coalition Youth Outreach Coordinator, Stefan Byrd-Krueger, will provide expert advisement for grant applicants at the Democracy 2.0: Exploring the Millennial Generation’s Return on Investment (ROI) Summit, organized by Mobilize.org and the Peter G. Peterson foundation, in...

Speech to Chattanooga Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants
November 17, 2009 11:00am - 1:00pm

Concord's National Political Director Phil Smith will a deliver a "chart talk" federal budget presentation to the Chattanooga Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants

P&P for ASMC Professional Training Event
November 16, 2009 7:45am - 10:00am

Southwest Regional Director Christine Hovde will conduct two Principles & Priorities exercises for the ASMC Professional Training Event at Fort Wood in Missouri. 

Executive Director Bob Bixby to Speak on a Panel at AARP’s National Policy Council
November 12, 2009 9:15am - 10:45am

Bob Bixby will speak to AARP’s National Policy Council about how to address the long-term fiscal challenge, how entitlement spending should be addressed, what kinds of budget process reforms and other mechanisms could be put in place to help, and what role additional revenue should play. The...

National Field Director Harry Zeeve Speaks to American University Washington Semester Students
November 10, 2009 1:00pm - 2:15pm

National Field Director Harry Zeeve spoke to American Universty Washington Semester Program students on short and long term fiscal policy trends.