July 25, 2014

Publications

15 Jul, 2014 - Press Release

WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that new long-term projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) underscore the need for Washington to move beyond today’s overly partisan environment to pursue broad fiscal reforms.

“In looking out beyond the usual 10-year frame for analysis of budget trends, the CBO’s annual report on the long-term outlook is an invaluable reminder that elected officials in both parties must spend less time cooking up budget gimmicks and more time working together to figure out how to put the...

Recent Publications

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3 Jul, 2014 - Special Publication
During a recent hearing on Capitol Hill, the vice chair of the House Rules Committee offered an enthusiastic endorsement of "Principles & Priorities," the interactive group budget exercise that The Concord Coalition presents around the country. "We've had you in my district before to do an... Read More
26 Jun, 2014 - Special Publication
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition honored Senators Dick Durbin and Tom Coburn last night with the 2014 Paul E. Tsongas Economic Patriot Award for their strong advocacy of fiscal responsibility and reform.Both senators have been willing to reach across the aisle for bipartisan solutions and to... Read More
13 Jun, 2014 - Press Release
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Two of the most active proponents of bipartisan congressional action on the nation’s debt -- former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell -- will provide a clear, candid analysis of the nation’s fiscal outlook at a breakfast forum... Read More
12 Jun, 2014 - Press Release
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Two of the most active proponents of bipartisan congressional action on the nation’s debt -- former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell -- will provide a clear, candid analysis of the nation’s fiscal outlook at a breakfast forum... Read More
9 Jun, 2014 - Special Publication
Bob Kerrey, a former senator and co-chairman of The Concord Coalition, is quoted in a recent New York Times op-ed by Frank Bruni that discusses some of the challenges facing the millennial generation. The column quotes Kerrey on the budgetary pressures created by the aging population and the rising... Read More
8 Jun, 2014 - Special Publication
Chase Hagaman, New England regional director for The Concord Coalition, discusses the challenges facing millennials both with their personal finances and the nation's growing debt burden in an op-ed for Seacoast Sunday, the Sunday edition of the Portsmouth Herald in New Hampshire.... Read More
13 May, 2014 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- While lawmakers are working on appropriations bills to fund the government next year, they seem to have lost interest in trying to meet the country’s long-term fiscal challenges. But the newly updated Federal Budget Challenge (www.federalbudgetchallenge.org) gives citizens across the... Read More
5 May, 2014 - Issue Brief
President Obama and Congress may have put fiscal sustainability on the back burner, but the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has not. In its annual update of the federal government’s long-term fiscal outlook, released last week, GAO warns:“Significant action to change the long-term fiscal... Read More
21 Apr, 2014 - Special Publication
In a guest column for the Loveland Reporter-Herald in Colorado, Sara Imhof, Midwest regional director of The Concord Coalition, and Loren Adler, research director for Fix The Debt, warn of the consequences of rising federal budget deficits and urge citizens to become involved in developing a... Read More
1 Apr, 2014 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today welcomed the budget proposal from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan but expressed concern that it does not represent a realistic blueprint for making progress on a fiscal sustainability plan. “It is the statutory duty of the House and Senate Budget... Read More