November 23, 2014

Publications

10 Nov, 2014 - Press Release

Updated November 14

WASHINGTON --  The Concord Coalition will host a panel discussion this Friday on Capitol Hill about opportunities for fiscal reform in the next Congress.

The one-hour program, open to the public, will feature three of the nation’s leading non-partisan experts on the fiscal and economic challenges ahead:

  • Marc Goldwein, senior policy director with The Committee for a Responsible Federal...

Recent Publications

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21 Nov, 2003 - Facing Facts
 For the past few years, Congress has flirted with adding a prescription drug entitlement to Medicare, only to pull back at the last moment. Now, with AARP's blessing, Congress is again rushing toward the fiscal brink.The responsible approach would be to offer a targeted drug benefit as part... Read More
18 Nov, 2003 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- As Congress wraps up its work for the year, The Concord Coalition warned that the rush of legislative activity in this final week of the session is likely to further damage the long-term fiscal outlook. Particularly troubling are the Medicare and energy bills, which establish new... Read More
9 Nov, 2003 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that a new letter released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirms the need for tough choices on spending and tax policy to avoid sustained budget deficits of $400 billion or more over the coming decade. The letter, written in response... Read More
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