January 22, 2017

Publications

10 Jan, 2017 - Issue Brief

President-elect Donald Trump and the new Congress have many challenges to tackle. Hovering over all of them is our nation’s unsustainable fiscal policy.

New proposals, whether on the spending or tax side of the budget, will not be credible if they rely on an infusion of ever-mounting debt.

The Concord Coalition offers three suggestions to guide policies in the coming months:

  • Approve a Fiscal Year 2018 Congressional Budget Resolution with input from the administration that puts the debt on a downward path relative to the economy...

Recent Publications

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9 Sep, 2016 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/openlettertopresidentialcandidates.pdf
Dear Secretary Clinton and Mr. Trump, The Concord Coalition respectfully asks both of you to detail what you intend to recommend that Congress do to put our Federal government’s borrowing, spending and tax policies on a sustainable course.  Nonpartisan experts agree that our current path is... Read More
9 Sep, 2016 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- In an open letter to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, The Concord Coalition today urged the presidential candidates to detail their proposals to put the federal government’s borrowing, spending and tax policies on a more sustainable course. “Non-partisan experts agree that our... Read More
23 Aug, 2016 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Projections released today by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) provide further evidence that candidates for federal office should address the nation’s worsening budget problems, according to The Concord Coalition. “Voters are hearing a lot of expensive new proposals from... Read More
15 Aug, 2016 - Press Release
Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire governor and senatorial candidate, will discuss her approach to the federal government’s fiscal challenges in an interview that will appear online at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, as part of Fiscal Fridays, the public affairs series on the New Hampshire-based NH1 News... Read More
10 Aug, 2016 - Press Release
Congressman Frank Guinta (R-N.H.) will discuss his approach to the federal government’s fiscal challenges in an interview that will appear online at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, as part of Fiscal Fridays, the public affairs television series on the New Hampshire-based NH1 News Network. Guinta, who is... Read More
5 Aug, 2016 - Press Release
Congressional candidate Jim Lawrence will discuss his approach to the federal government’s fiscal challenges in an interview that will appear online at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, as part of Fiscal Fridays, the public affairs television series on the New Hampshire-based NH1 News Network. Lawrence,... Read More
4 Aug, 2016 - Special Publication
Former U.S. Rep. Steven LaTourette, a long-time champion of bipartisan fiscal reform, died Wednesday at age 62 after fighting pancreatic cancer.  The Ohio Republican, who served in the House from 1995 to 2013, built a reputation as a moderate who sought bipartisan compromise, particularly in... Read More
13 Jul, 2016 - Special Publication
The Concord Coalition today congratulated Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) and the co-sponsors of the “Save Our Social Security Act” (S.O.S Act) for putting forward a reform plan that would greatly improve the program’s long-term finances by using a mix of phased-in spending cuts and dedicated revenue... Read More
12 Jul, 2016 - Special Publication
WASHINGTON -- Sobering 30-year projections that the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released today underscore the need for the 2016 presidential and congressional candidates to provide voters with credible plans to put the federal budget on a more responsible course, according to The Concord... Read More
10 Jul, 2016 - Special Publication
In the Fosters Daily Democrat, Chase Hagaman, New England regional director of The Concord Coalition, explains how the United State's long-term fiscal challenges adversely impact national security. The op-ed can also be found here.  The United States faces an ever-changing landscape of... Read More