February 26, 2017

Publications

31 Jan, 2017 - Issue Brief

On Jan. 24, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its budget and economic projections for the next 10 years showing a $9.4 trillion cumulative increase in budget deficits. The projections assume that current law remains in place.

The Concord Coalition urges President Trump and the new Congress to be mindful of three key points derived from CBO reports:   

1. Absent serious policy changes, fiscal policy will remain on an unsustainable course.

2. Population...

Recent Publications

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9 Dec, 2005 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- In a full-page statement in this Sunday's New York Times (December 11, 2005), bipartisan leaders of The Concord Coalition urge elected leaders “to put the national interests ahead of partisan or parochial interests and develop a specific and realistic plan to put the country on a... Read More
29 Nov, 2005 - Special Publication
            Pete Peterson:  First, let me give you a few reassuring words about the evening.  I have an old story I use.  My wife tells me that that's a redundancy, that all my stories are very old.  But I learned something very significant when I came to New York out of Washington.  In an... Read More
15 Nov, 2005 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition announced today that Ed Lorenzen has been hired to become the organization's Policy Director. Lorenzen worked on Capitol Hill for fourteen years, focusing primarily on fiscal and economic policy. Most recently, he served as Legislative Director in the... Read More
14 Nov, 2005 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With critical decisions now pending on the fiscal year 2006 spending and tax cut “reconciliation” bills, The Concord Coalition said today that Congress should make deficit reduction the clear fiscal policy goal of the two bills. In keeping with its established criteria for... Read More
9 Nov, 2005 - Facing Facts
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/FFQuarterly-1-3.pdf
1 Nov, 2005 - Special Publication
Peter G. Peterson: Good evening and welcome.  It is my pleasure to introduce our guest of honor tonight, President William J. Clinton.  It would not be incorrect to say that, of course, he needs no introduction, but I would want him to not object because I'm going to focus, Mr. President, on your... Read More
15 Sep, 2005 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With President Bush promising to respond to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina by launching “one of the largest reconstruction efforts the world has ever seen,” The Concord Coalition said today that at least a portion of the mounting costs should be offset by rescinding all $... Read More
31 Aug, 2005 - Issue Brief
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/aNg7tL-050831-cbo-issue-brief.pdf
14 Aug, 2005 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With today's budget update by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) showing the deficit shrinking from $412 billion in 2004 to $331 billion this year, The Concord Coalition urged lawmakers, the public and the media to heed the warnings in the report's fine print. Under... Read More
1 Aug, 2005 - Facing Facts
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/FFQuarterly-1-2.pdf