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22 Aug, 2012 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that new projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) underscore the need for Washington to commit to long-term fiscal reforms while dealing with this year’s looming budget decisions. Concord said the new numbers should also provide a sobering... Read More
17 Aug, 2012 - Special Publication
The following guest column by Sara Imhof was published by the Iowa City Press-Citizen on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. See the original column here. The challenges facing our federal government are many: At the end of the year, we face a “fiscal cliff” as pre-programmed tax increases and spending cuts... Read More
25 Jul, 2012 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/euro_crisis_paper_final.pdf
This project was made possible in part through a generous grant by Mr. Gene Gabbard. The Full Paper can be downloaded as a PDF Here. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY When Americans talk about Europe’s debt crisis, they often focus on object lessons for the United States. Are Greece or Portugal early warnings... Read More
23 Jul, 2012 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad, a European Union fiscal policy official and four respected American economists will discuss the eurozone crisis and its implications for the United States at a forum this Thursday, July 26. The program, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., will be... Read More
12 Jul, 2012 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition is honoring 38 House members for their courage in voting for a bipartisan deficit reduction plan introduced by Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) and Steven LaTourette (R-Ohio). In addition to Cooper and LaTourette, the honorees are: Rob Andrews (D-N.J.) Jim Himes (D-... Read More
2 Jul, 2012 - Special Publication
The following op-ed was by Paul Hansen was published by the Billings Gazette on June 30, 2012 With the federal government running annual deficits in excess of $1 trillion, voters must demand realistic solutions from the candidates. However we choose to do it, we need to balance spending and... Read More
28 Jun, 2012 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With the Supreme Court’s decision today on the 2010 health care law, The Concord Coalition emphasized the continuing importance of cost-containment efforts as the number of insured Americans expands.  “Despite the partisan rhetorical exchanges over today’s ruling, the... Read More
8 Jun, 2012 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/imhof_detroit_free_press.pdf
The following op-ed by Sara Imhof was published in the Detroit Free Press on June 8, 2012 Although the federal budget and its impact on the economy have dominated this year's political debates, elected officials and candidates have largely focused on short-term concerns and what often sound... Read More
5 Jun, 2012 - Press Release
Washington -- The Concord Coalition said today that new long-term projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) highlight the need for broad fiscal reforms -- and show how disconnected today’s political debates are from the key issues involved in putting the federal budget on a... Read More
20 May, 2012 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/phil_smith_tampa_tribune.pdf
The following op-ed by Phil Smith was published by the Tampa Bay Tribune on May 18, 2012. It's not rocket science to realize that America has serious long-term fiscal challenges. However, all too often we get our information from sources such as cable TV shows where "experts" from the far... Read More