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27 Aug, 2014 - Press Release

WASHINGTON -- While there has been some recent good news for the federal budget, The Concord Coalition said today that updated projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) should remind policymakers that the aging of the population is dramatically but predictably reshaping government spending and fiscal reforms are the only way to prevent the negative economic consequences.

“Despite a slowing of health care inflation and lower annual deficits since their heights during the recession, the CBO’s projections demonstrate that our basic structural problem remains -- growth in...

Recent Publications

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1 May, 1996 - Facing Facts
FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition Volume II ( Number 5 May 2, 1996) LISTEN UP, GENERATION X According to Richard Leone's "Don't Worry, Generation X" in Tuesday's Washington Post, the aging of America is a nonproblem. Leone, president of... Read More
25 Apr, 1996 - Facing Facts
Facing Facts Alert 16FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition Volume II ( Number 4 April 26, 1996) THE UN-BUDGET DEAL The press proclaimed this week's budget agreement in banner headlines. The White House praised it as a crucial step toward a... Read More
14 Apr, 1996 - Facing Facts
Facing Facts Alert 15FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition Volume II ( Number 3 April 15, 1996) THE NEW DEBATE OVER SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM: PART I A rapidly growing number of voices are advocating that we somehow transition from today's pay-... Read More
18 Feb, 1996 - Facing Facts
Facing Facts Alert 14FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition Volume II, Number 2, February 19, 1996 IT'S TIME TO SAY NO TO MEDICAID FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS On February 6, the National Governors' Association announced a Medicaid reform package... Read More
18 Jan, 1996 - Facing Facts
Facing Facts Alert 13FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition Volume II, Number 1, January 19, 1996 TWEEDLEDUM AND TWEEDLEDEE According to the popular media, Congress and the White House are locked in a fateful struggle that will alter the size... Read More
18 Dec, 1995 - Facing Facts
Facing Facts Alert 12FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition FAX ALERT ( Number 12, December 19, 1995) LET'S TAKE IT FROM THE TOP ONE MORE TIME A month ago during the last budget impasse, Concord appealed to leaders of both parties to dismiss... Read More
13 Nov, 1995 - Facing Facts
 Facing Facts Alert 11FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition FAX ALERT ( Number 11, November 14, 1995) A BUDGET TRAIN WRECK -- ALL OVER $4.80 A MONTH IN MEDICARE PREMIUMS The administration claims that its refusal to agree to Congress's... Read More
5 Nov, 1995 - Facing Facts
FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition FAX ALERT ( Number 10, November 6, 1995) IF WE MUST HAVE A CHILD TAX CREDIT, MAKE IT "KIDSAVE" The reasoning behind the new "KidSave" tax credit proposal goes like this. The last thing we need right now... Read More
11 Oct, 1995 - Facing Facts
Facing Facts Alert 9FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition FAX ALERT ( Number 9, October 12, 1995) IS THE GOP'S TRUST-FUND GAMBIT GOING AWRY? With their new proposals to put Medicare savings in "lockboxes," Republicans - against the advice of... Read More
26 Sep, 1995 - Facing Facts
Facing Facts Alert 8FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition FAX ALERT ( Number 8, September 27, 1995) WHAT WE NEED TO SAVE TO "SAVE" MEDICARE Some Democrats are saying that only $89 billion in savings are needed to "save" Medicare. Not so.... Read More