October 25, 2014

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6 Oct, 2014 - Press Release

WASHINGTON -- As candidates for federal office put their fall campaigns into high gear, The Concord Coalition today released its latest “Key Questions” that voters should ask them about the nation’s fiscal challenges.

In doing so, Concord urges all candidates -- Democrats, Republicans and independents -- to provide the electorate in the next few weeks with clear explanations of how they would hold down future deficits, fix the tax system, repair entitlement programs and put the country on a more responsible path.

“Key Questions Voters Should Ask Candidates...

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30 Sep, 2003 - Facing Facts
At a joint press conference held on Monday, the Concord Coalition, the Center for Economic Development, and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities joined forces to urge leaders to put aside partisan differences and take decisive action to rein in the federal deficit. In a joint statement... Read More
25 Aug, 2003 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition warned lawmakers today that new projections released by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirm the need for tough choices to bring the budget back into balance. As demonstrated by a series of alternative assumptions in the CBO report,... Read More
13 Jul, 2003 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today released a new Report on Fiscal Responsibility entitled Deficits, Deception and Denial Rate a Failing Grade. This report grades Congress and the Administration on the choices that they make – or fail to make - in promoting fiscal responsibility and... Read More
7 Jul, 2003 - Facing Facts
Amid all the congressional debate and media coverage, it's amazing that almost no one has stopped to ask how the prescription drug benefit being rushed into law will affect the solvency of the Medicare trust fund.The answer is that it will have no effect at all--and that nonnews is big news indeed... Read More
25 Jun, 2003 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With Congress debating plans to greatly expand Medicare by adding a prescription drug benefit, The Concord Coalition said today that trade-offs should be made to help rein in the program's already unsustainable long-term cost. In that regard, The Concord Coalition praised... Read More
20 Jun, 2003 - Facing Facts
Last year, Congress stepped back from the fiscal brink just as it was poised to pass a vast new Medicare prescription drug entitlement. This year, Congress seems determined to take the leap. The drug legislation now gathering momentum in the Senate and House represents the biggest benefit expansion... Read More
12 Jun, 2003 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- As Congress debates legislation this month to expand Medicare by adding a prescription drug benefit, The Concord Coalition urges lawmakers to carefully weigh three key points before rushing a bill to the President's desk:   Medicare already promises more than it can afford... Read More
19 May, 2003 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/chart3-132.pdf
19 May, 2003 - Special Publication
The latest Trustees report on Social Security's financial condition shows that its cash income, mostly from payroll taxes, will cover expenses until 2018, one year later than last year's projection. It also shows that Social Security's trust funds will be depleted in 2042, also one year later... Read More
19 May, 2003 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/charttalk%2040-87.pdf