September 30, 2014

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28 Mar, 2000 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- As the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to vote on an emergency supplemental appropriations package for fiscal year 2000 (HR 3908), The Concord Coalition urges lawmakers not to use the projected non-Social Security surplus for spending that does not constitute a true emergency... Read More
22 Mar, 2000 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on the Concurrent Budget Resolution (H. Con. Res. 290), The Concord Coalition today announced that it favors the alternative plan offered by the Blue Dog Coalition over the Republican Budget Resolution and the four other alternatives... Read More
19 Mar, 2000 - Facing Facts
The House has voted unanimously to repeal the Social Security "earnings test," which withholds benefits from some working seniors. The measure is due to come up shortly in the Senate, where it enjoys overwhelming support; the President has promised to sign it. There are good reasons to get rid of... Read More
15 Mar, 2000 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Robert Bixby, Executive Director of The Concord Coalition, testified before the House Rules Committee today at a hearing on “Biennial Budgeting:  A Tool for Improving Government Fiscal Management and Oversight.”  His testimony highlighted reasons why The Concord Coalition is in favor... Read More
7 Mar, 2000 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With the budget process now underway, attention will naturally be focused on the projected budget surpluses for fiscal years 2001 through 2010. What cannot be forgotten however, is that unlike past years, there is a small, yet very vulnerable, $23 billion non-Social Security surplus... Read More
2 Mar, 2000 - Facing Facts
Congressional negotiators are reportedly near agreement on an aviation spending bill. The good news is that the Senate has rejected a House plan to take the aviation trust fund off budget. The bad news is that the deal may include an on-budget "firewall" that has the same effect: to turn aviation... Read More
24 Feb, 2000 - Special Publication
 Selected Projections from the Social Security and MedicareTrustees' Report Table One - Medicare Part A Long-Term Cash Deficit Year1999 DollarsAs % of GDPAs % of Taxable Payroll1999-4 Billion-0.04-0.08 2035 Deficit1999 DollarsAs % of GDPAs % of Taxable Payroll1999 Report-161... Read More
23 Feb, 2000 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Robert Bixby, Executive Director of The Concord Coalition, testified before the Senate Finance Committee today at a hearing on Medicare Reform: Issues and Options.  His testimony highlighted the urgent need for Medicare reform and the reform criteria that should guide policy makers,... Read More
13 Feb, 2000 - Facing Facts
FACING FACTS ALERTThe Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition Volume VI, Number 1 - February 14, 2000Lately, the projected budget surpluses have been getting bigger and bigger-and so has the temptation to spend them. In its "current-law" January 2000 baseline... Read More
8 Feb, 2000 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today urged Congress to agree on a budget baseline before approving any tax cuts, including the Marriage Tax Penalty Relief Act (H.R. 6) scheduled to be debated Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives.   “Tomorrow's tax cut vote is nothing less than a... Read More