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29 Apr, 2016 - Press Release

WASHINGTON -- With Indiana voters going to the polls for their state's primary election next week, The Concord Coalition reminds the presidential candidates that -- regardless of party affiliation or ideology -- the rising national debt will affect the feasibility of their policy proposals.

“The debt is your running mate,” say Concord Co-Chairs Bob Kerrey (D-Neb.) and Jack Danforth (R-Missouri) former U.S. senators, and John Tanner (D-Tenn.) and Mike Castle (R-Del.), former U.S. House of Representatives members.  

Their full statement:

Our nation’s budget policies...

Recent Publications

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31 May, 2006 - Special Publication
The Concord Coalition Improving the Long-term Fiscal Outlook: Does it Take a Commission? May 15, 2006 National Press Club, Washington D.C.   Robert Bixby:  Okay, I think we should get started.  Boy, it's great to see a room full of people interested in long-term fiscal policy... Read More
25 May, 2006 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Ed Lorenzen, Policy Director of The Concord Coalition, testified today before the House Budget Committee in support of proposals to grant the President modified line item veto authority while noting that it will not have a significant impact on the deficit. “Enactment of... Read More
14 May, 2006 - Facing Facts
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/FacingFacts-060515.pdf
1 May, 2006 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With today's release of the annual Social Security and Medicare trustees' reports showing a combined long-term unfunded obligation of $15.6 trillion over 75 years in these two entitlement programs, The Concord Coalition warned that the two programs are on a fiscally... Read More
16 Apr, 2006 - Special Publication
By ROBERT L. BIXBYSpecial to The StarIt is often said that our political system responds only to a crisis. If that turns out to be true, our children and grandchildren are in big trouble.With the first of the 77 million baby boomers about to retire, the cost of Social Security and Medicare will... Read More
29 Mar, 2006 - Special Publication
WASHINGTON -- Congress is in the process of completing work on the tax reconciliation bill called for in the fiscal year 2006 budget resolution.  The budget allows tax and entitlement legislation increasing the deficit by $75.6 billion between 2006 and 2010. Instead of choosing among competing... Read More
29 Mar, 2006 - Issue Brief
WASHINGTON -- Congress is in the process of completing work on the tax reconciliation bill called for in the fiscal year 2006 budget resolution. The budget allows tax and entitlement legislation increasing the deficit by $75.6 billion between 2006 and 2010. Instead of choosing among competing... Read More
14 Mar, 2006 - Issue Brief
As Congress begins work on the Fiscal Year 2007 budget resolution, The Concord Coalition offers the following checklist for a responsible budget.  Establish a meaningful deficit reduction target. The goal of cutting the deficit in half by 2009 is inadequate relative to the fiscal challenges... Read More
14 Mar, 2006 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, the Concord Coalition issued its “Checklist for a Fiscally Responsible Budget Resolution.” This issue brief describes attributes any budget resolution intent on combating the deficit should have. Congress begins the fiscal year 2007 budget process with a familiar... Read More
27 Feb, 2006 - Issue Brief
On February 6th, President Bush unveiled his budget for the 2007 fiscal year. This issue brief evaluates the President’s budget based on The Concord Coalition’s Seven Signs of Fiscal Sense. These criteria, which were established to help sort through the strengths and weaknesses of deficit... Read More