September 28, 2016

Recent Events

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


Greater Des Moines Partnership tackles the National Debt
May 11, 2011 3:30pm - 4:30pm

"Reducing the Deficit, Balancing the Budget, and Paying Down the National Debt: How do we Get There From Here?"

Workshop provided by The Concord Coalition to the Greater Des Moines Partnership Chamber of Commerce members and attendees to their annual trip to DC.

Emporia State University hosts The Concord Coalition
May 4, 2011 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Concord Coalition's Communications Director, Steve Winn, provided an overview of the Federal Budget, Debt and Deficits, to several economics and political science students at Emporia State University.

Concord's Phil Smith to address North Banks Rotary Club (North Carolina)
May 3, 2011 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Phil Smith, who serves as Southern Regional Director and National Political Director of the Concord Coalition, addresses the North Banks Rotary Club in Kill Devil Hills, NC.

Congressman Dold includes The Concord Coalition in "mock Congress" with high school leaders
April 30, 2011 10:00am - 1:00pm

Midwest Regional Director to lead two sessions of "Principles & Priorities" interactive budget exercise with high school leaders participating in Congressman Dold's Mock Congress event.

St. Charles Pachyderm Club hosts The Concord Coalition
April 28, 2011 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Midwest Regional Director discussed with St. Charles Pachyderm members and the community the issues surrounding our national debt and deficits.

National Grassroots Director Gives Presentation to School in Naples, Maine
April 26, 2011 12:33pm - 2:33pm

Jeff Thiebert, Concord's National Grassroots Director, gave a presentation on the current fiscal challenges facing our nation to the student body of Lake Region High School in Naples, Maine.

Newton Rotary hosts The Concord Coalition
April 26, 2011 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Midwest Regional Director provided chart talk to Newton Rotarians.  The national debt and deficit were discussed and possible solutions to improve our outlook highlighted.

Denver Chapter of the Association of Government Accountant's
April 20, 2011 9:00am - 11:00am

Midwest Regional Director provided an overview of the federal budget and national debt, and then conducted the Principles & Priorities interactive budget exercise with the D.enver Chapter of the Association of Government Accountant's.

Concord's Phil Smith delivers keynote address to the Power Lunch Series sponsored by the Greenville, NC Chamber of Commerce
April 19, 2011 12:00pm - April 21, 2011 1:30pm

Concord's Phil Smith, National Political Director and Southern Regional Director, presents the keynote luncheon address to the Power Lunch series sponsored by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce.  The Mayor and other citizen leaders hear the latest news from the front lines of the policy...

Concord's Southern Regional Director speaks to Greenville Evening Rotary (North Carolina)
April 18, 2011 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Concord's Southern Regional Director speaks to the Rotary Club of Greenville, North Carolina.  This evening club is almost a century old and is the home to many of the top leaders in this population center of eastern North Carolina.

U of Iowa Tippie Business School hosts Fiscal Solutions Tour
April 13, 2011 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business hosts the Fiscal Solutions Tour. 

The expert panelists listed below will help Iowans think constructively about how to build a stronger economic future by meeting the challenges of unsustainable budget policies, escalating health care...

U of Iowa Health Care hosts National Experts for Health Care/Economics Forum
April 13, 2011 11:30am - 1:00pm

The Role of Health Care in our

Nation’s Long-Term Fiscal Challenges



Wednesday, April 13th

Iowa City Area Chamber breakfast
April 13, 2011 7:30am - 8:30am

Iowa  City Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Fiscal Solutions Tour panelists to speak at Board of Directors meeting. 

Robert Bixby, Alice Rivlin, and James Capretta will discuss the nation's long-term federal fiscal challenges with business and community leaders from the Iowa City...