November 21, 2014

Concord Coalition's Executive Director to Testify on Long Term Budget Challenges

WASHINGTON -- Robert Bixby, Executive Director of The Concord Coalition, will testify Thursday, September 28th, before the Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on Long-Term Growth and Debt Reduction. The hearing is entitled "America's Public Debt: How Do We Keep It From Rising." His testimony will address the long and short-term budget outlook, the importance of public engagement in addressing fiscal challenges such as Concord's non-partisan Fiscal Wake Up Tour, broad options for change, and their associated trade-offs.

The statement will be available on the Concord Coalition's website (http://www.concordcoalition.org/) after 2:30 pm.

Concord Coalition board member and former Congressman Charlie Stenholm will also testify at the hearing on the need for a bipartisan process in finding solutions. His statement will also be available on Concord's website.

The Concord Coalition is a nonpartisan, grass roots organization dedicated to balanced federal budgets and generationally responsible fiscal policy.

WHAT: Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on Long-Term Growth and Debt Reduction hearing, "America's Public Debt: How Do We Keep It From Rising."

WHEN: 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 215.

 

For full text of the testimony, visit: http://www.concordcoalition.org/robert-bixby-testimony-senate-finance-committee

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CONTACT:
Tristan Cohen
(703) 894-6222
communications@concordcoalition.org