September 5, 2015

Recent Events

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.

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.

Policy Director Discusses the Nation's Fiscal Challenge at American University
October 5, 2014 2:30pm - 3:45pm

Policy Director Joshua Gordon gives chart talk to students in the Washington Semester program at American University.

Principles and Priorities with Georgetown University Government Affairs Institute
October 2, 2014 9:45am - 11:45am

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.

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

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Principles and Priorities with Georgetown University Government Affairs Institute
October 1, 2014 9:45am - 11:45am

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.

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

FORUM AT UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA NEXT MONDAY WILL FOCUS ON REDUCING FEDERAL DEFICITS, PROMOTING ECONOMIC GROWTH

 

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

Policy Director gives chart talk at the Marine War College
September 29, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Policy Director Joshua Gordon gives chart talk to Marines and officers at the Marine War College in Quantico, VA.

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...