June 26, 2017

Publications

22 Jun, 2017 - Press Release

WASHINGTON -- It’s late June and Washington has no budget, no agreement on health care reform, no sign of tax reform, growing worries about a government shutdown this fall and a looming crisis over the federal debt limit.

How did we get to this point and what is the way forward?

A Concord Coalition forum June 29 in Washington will address these issues, taking a look at the fiscal lessons that have been learned over the last 25 years and how those lessons apply to the major fiscal policy challenges of the next quarter-century.

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Recent Publications

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11 Oct, 2016 - Special Publication
A budget deal or a needed increases in the debt limit in the next Congress could create opportunities for improvements in the federal budget process, according to an Oct. 11 story in CQ. The story, by Paul M. Krawzak, notes that the House and Senate budget chairmen and their committees have been... Read More
19 Sep, 2016 - Special Publication
In the Sun Journal, Chase Hagaman, New England regional director of The Concord Coalition, explains how the United State's long-term fiscal challenges need to be addressed sooner rather than later. The op-ed can also be found here.   “Isn’t it a shame,” the late journalist Earl... Read More
19 Sep, 2016 - Special Publication
Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby expressed concerns to CQ Magazine about the positions that both major-party presidential nominees have taken on federal budget issues. He says Republican nominee Donald Trump has failed to propose solutions to the budget problems that stem from... Read More
16 Sep, 2016 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Peter G. Peterson, who has spent decades focusing public attention on the nation’s unsustainable budget policies and encouraging fiscal reform, will be honored by The Concord Coalition next week with its 2016 Paul E. Tsongas Economic Patriot Award. “Pete Peterson began sounding the... 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
8 Jul, 2016 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/fiscalstateofthenationletter.pdf
Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby recently sent a letter to Congressman Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) commending him on his proposed "Fiscal State of the Nation" resolution aimed at ensuring that lawmakers are aware of and focused on resolving the challenges facing the federal... Read More
30 Jun, 2016 - Press Release
U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) will discuss her approach to the federal government’s fiscal challenges in an interview that will air online tomorrow at 10:30 a.m., as part of Fiscal Fridays, the public affairs television series on the New Hampshire-based NH1 News Network. Ayotte, who is seeking... Read More
23 Jun, 2016 - Press Release
U.S. congressional candidate Jack Flanagan will discuss his approach to the federal government’s fiscal challenges in an interview that will air online tomorrow at 11 a.m., as part of Fiscal Fridays, the public affairs television series on the New Hampshire-based NH1 News Network. Flanagan, who is... Read More