December 18, 2014

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16 Dec, 2014 - Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Former U.S. Senators J. Robert Kerrey and John C. Danforth today released an update of a 1994 commission report on entitlement and tax reform and called on Americans -- particularly presidential hopefuls -- to quickly address the nation’s fiscal challenges.

A bipartisan majority of the original Kerrey-Danforth commission warned that with an aging population and rising health care costs, the country was on an unsustainable budget...

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7 Jul, 1996 - Facing Facts
 According to the 1996 Trustees' report, Social Security outlays are due to exceed tax revenues beginning in 2012, a year sooner than projected in 1995. By 2020, the shortfall is expected to rise to 2.0 percent of the taxable payroll of covered workers; by 2030, to 4.0 percent; and by 2070, to... Read More
9 Jun, 1996 - Facing Facts
Facing Facts Alert 18FACING FACTS The Truth about Entitlements and the Budget A Fax Alert from The Concord Coalition Volume II (Number 6. June 10, 1996) MORE MEDICARE FOLLIES The new Medicare Trustees' report once again brings home how out of kilter the whole system is. Rather than try to solve the... Read More
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'... 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... 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... 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... 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