September 30, 2014

Publications

28 Sep, 2014 - Special Publication

In an op-ed for The Tampa Tribune, Marc Goldwein, senior policy director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, and Robert Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, state the need for lawmakers to enact serious fiscal reform by setting priorities, avoiding gimmicks and making difficult choices. The op-ed can also be found here

Tomorrow night, Goldwein and Bixby will participate in a public forum with former...

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14 Nov, 2011 - Press Release
WASHINGTON – With little more than a week to go before the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (“super committee”) is due to deliver its recommendations to Congress, The Concord Coalition said today that the panel’s co-chairs, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) should... Read More
8 Nov, 2011 - Special Publication
The following transcripts cover Senator Sam Nunn's introduction and Senators Saxby Chambliss and Mark Warner's acceptance speeches.Nunn: Thank you very much Bob. And thank you for the superb job you do in leading Concord Coalition. I don’t think it’s ever been more important in terms of mission and... Read More
8 Nov, 2011 - Press Release
Des Moines -- As they weigh presidential candidates’ rhetoric about the federal budget in advance of the January caucuses, Iowans will have an opportunity to try to improve it themselves in a community-wide deficit-reduction exercise Monday, Nov. 14 at Drake University.The exercise, designed... Read More
8 Nov, 2011 - Press Release
Paul W. Hansen, a resident of Jackson, Wyoming with decades of experience in public policy work and civic engagement efforts around the country, has been named as The Concord Coalition’s Rocky Mountain states regional director. “We are delighted to have Paul head up our efforts in this critical... Read More
7 Nov, 2011 - Special Publication
This column originally appeared in Tax Notes, a subscription-only publication, on October 31, 2011. It is reprinted here with the permission of Tax Analysts (http://www.taxanalysts.com).By Diane Lim RogersCongressional committees had until October 15 to submit recommendations to the Joint Select... Read More
6 Nov, 2011 - Special Publication
This originally appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel at http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/supercommittee-advice-theyve-got-to-go-big-0j2tigv-133275803.htmlBy Diane Lim RogersThe supercommittee established by Congress faces a Thanksgiving deadline to come up with at least $1.5 trillion... Read More
31 Oct, 2011 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- At its 18th Annual Economic Patriots Dinner this Wednesday, The Concord Coalition will honor Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) and present a panel of experts discussing the challenges facing the congressional “super committee” on deficit reduction with its... Read More
27 Oct, 2011 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/gao_long-term_outlook_handout.pdf
  The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued its fall report on the federal government’s long-term fiscal outlook, providing two basic scenarios for policymakers to consider: a "baseline extended simulation" and an "alternative simulation" that relies on... Read More
27 Oct, 2011 - Press Release
DURHAM AND CONCORD, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire’s Whittemore School of Business and Economics and School of Law, in partnership with the Concord Coalition, announce today the creation of Next Generation Matters, a series of presidential candidate conversations with students about the... Read More
17 Oct, 2011 - Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Concord Coalition said today that a new ad campaign by AARP is misleading, divisive and an abdication of responsible leadership. At a critical moment, when hard decisions must be made about our nation’s future, AARP is demanding that current and future benefits for seniors be... Read More