July 28, 2015

Recent Events

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...

Principles and Priorities with Georgetown University Government Affairs Institute
January 27, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am

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

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.

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.

Policy Director Talks with APSA Congressional Fellows
November 5, 2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Policy Director Joshua Gordon discusses the importance of the budget process and the fiscal challenge as part of the orientation program for the American Political Science Association Congressional Fellows.