December 22, 2014

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14 Sep, 2012 - Special Publication
Thank you, John, for your welcome and for hosting this event as well as making available Craig Cohen and Andrew Schwartz whose help has been invaluable. Thanks to my longstanding partner – Pete Domenici and The Bipartisan Policy Center – including in particular, Steve Bell.  Special thanks to... Read More
10 Sep, 2012 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/politico_ad_090612d.pdf
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has repeatedly warned that policy changes must be made to prevent spiraling debt from harming our nation’s economic future. Credit rating agencies have warned that the growth of debt must be reduced to avoid a downgrade.   Experts from across the... Read More
7 Sep, 2012 - Press Release
WASHINGTON, September 7, 2012 – Former U.S. senators Sam Nunn (D-GA), Pete Domenici (R-NM), Warren Rudman (R-NH), and Evan Bayh (D-IN) have convened a bipartisan group of former senators and representatives to come together for four forums between now and the first presidential debate to raise... Read More
27 Aug, 2012 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/key_questions_fall_2012.pdf
With the federal budget running annual deficits in excess of one trillion dollars, and many official and unofficial sources warning that current fiscal policies are not sustainable, it is vital that voters in 2012 demand realistic solutions from the candidates. The fiscal challenges ahead are not a... Read More
27 Aug, 2012 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With the Republican National Convention this week and the Democrats’ gathering not far behind, The Concord Coalition today released an updated version of its “Key Questions Voters Should Ask Candidates About Our Nation’s Fiscal Future.” Concord urges all candidates for federal office... Read More
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