April 23, 2017

Publications

17 Apr, 2017 - Special Publication

Experts believe assembling and passing the final Fiscal 2017 spending package is complex but doable, an April 12 story in Market News International reported.

The story, by John Shaw, says that only one of the twelve 2017 spending bills has been signed into law, while the rest are likely to be combined into an omnibus spending package.

Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, believes it is likely that a spending package will be...

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20 Jul, 2015 - Special Publication
In an op-ed for the Cedar Rapids Gazette, The Concord Coalition's Sara Imhof, who serves First Budget's Iowa director, and Kim Reem, a member of First Budget's Iowa Cabinet and president of the Iowa Federation of Republican Women, ask Iowans to advocate for fiscal responsibility and... Read More
13 Jul, 2015 - Special Publication
In an op-ed for the Washington Monthly, Phil LaRue, government relations director for The Concord Coalition, explains how lawmakers can use an obscure legislative procedure to help find a long-term solution to fix the Highway Trust Fund before the fund reaches insolvency at the end of the... Read More
6 Jul, 2015 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition has hired Phil LaRue, a former senior advisor on Capitol Hill, as the organization's director of government relations. “We are delighted that Phil is joining The Concord Coalition team. His passion for fiscal responsibility, his strong communications skills and... Read More
27 Jun, 2015 - Special Publication
In an op-ed for the Nashua Telegraph, Harold Janeway, a former Democratic New Hampshire state senator, and Ed Dupont, a former Republican state Senate president, say the latest projections from the Congressional Budget Office show why presidential candidates need to address the long-term drivers of... Read More
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26 Jun, 2015 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition last night honored Mitch Daniels and Evan Bayh III -- two former Indiana governors who both built strong fiscal records in the state -- with the 2015 Paul E. Tsongas Economic Patriot Award. Bayh, a Democrat, served as Indiana’s 46th governor from 1989 to 1997,... Read More
23 Jun, 2015 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition on Thursday will honor Mitch Daniels and Evan Bayh III -- two former Indiana governors who have both wrestled with difficult fiscal decisions -- with the 2015 Paul E. Tsongas Economic Patriot Award. Bayh served as Indiana’s 46th governor from 1989 to 1997,... Read More
14 Jun, 2015 - Special Publication
In an op-ed for the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier (Iowa) E.J. Giovannetti, an attorney and former Polk County Supervisor from Des Moines, and Doris Kelley, a former state representative from Cedar Falls, say voters across the political spectrum want presidential candidates to discuss how they would... Read More
31 May, 2015 - Special Publication
In an op-ed for the Sioux City Journal, Sara Imhof, director of education and grassroots advocacy at The Concord Coalition, and Mike Murphy, director of strategic initiatives at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, say voters need to insist presidential candidates put forward realistic... Read More
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20 May, 2015 - Press Release
First Budget, a nonpartisan initiative to raise awareness of the nation’s fiscal challenges during the 2016 presidential campaign, is already making its presence felt in Iowa and New Hampshire. First Budget announced today Cabinets in both Iowa and New Hampshire that include Democrats and... Read More
5 May, 2015 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition welcomes the House and Senate passage of a budget resolution that promises to balance the budget and substantially slow the growth of federal debt over the next 10 years. Concord warns, however, that these goals rest upon speculative savings from future policy... Read More