December 19, 2014

Publications

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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27 Apr, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON--New projections estimating that Social Security will begin running large annual cash deficits shortly after the massive baby boom generation begins retiring in 2008 should serve as a catalyst for fundamental reform of the system, according to the bipartisan Concord Coalition. "... Read More
6 Apr, 1998 - Special Publication
 Co-sponsored by The Concord Coalition and the American Association of Retired Personsin collaboration with Americans Discuss Social SecuritySession 1: Keynote AddressesSession 2: A Conversation with the AudienceSession 3: A Conversation with the AudienceSession OneKeynote... Read More
6 Apr, 1998 - Special Publication
 Co-sponsored by The Concord Coalition and the American Association of Retired Personsin collaboration with Americans Discuss Social SecuritySession 1: Keynote AddressesSession 2: Town Hall MeetingSession OneKeynote Addresses (Person on the street video presentation.)ANNOUNCER:... Read More
6 Apr, 1998 - Special Publication
 Co-sponsored by The Concord Coalition and the American Association of Retired Personsin collaboration with Americans Discuss Social SecuritySession 1: Keynote AddressesSession 2: Expert ViewsSession 3: Town Hall Meeting Session OneKeynote Addresses  THE PRESIDENT... Read More
31 Mar, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- President Clinton and members of Congress will kick off a series of bipartisan forums designed to lay the foundation for Social Security reform on April 7 in Kansas City, Mo. The event is being cosponsored by the Concord Coalition and the AARP, in collaboration with Americans Discuss... Read More
8 Feb, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- President Clinton today announced that he has invited the Concord Coalition and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to co-host a non-partisan conference on the future of Social Security on April 7 in Kansas City, Mo. The conference, which President Clinton will... Read More
1 Feb, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today disputed claims that there will be a federal budget surplus by 1999, pointing out that the projected surplus is only reached by borrowing Social Security's annual surplus revenue to fund other government programs. While today's projections from the... Read More
27 Jan, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON--President Clinton announced during last night's State of the Union address that he has asked the Concord Coalition and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to co-host a series of bipartisan conferences with the White House on the future of Social Security. President... Read More
7 Jan, 1998 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today urged Congress and the president to run budget surpluses at least as large as Social Security's annual surplus, which has been borrowed each year since 1983 to mask the size of annual budget deficits. While the latest projections from the Congressional... Read More
28 Jul, 1997 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today praised Congressional leaders and the President for reaching agreement on the details of a plan to balance the budget by 2002, but urged that no time be lost in moving on to the more difficult challenge of preparing Medicare and Social Security for the... Read More