May 22, 2017

Publications

17 May, 2017 - Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Three national experts on the federal budget will discuss the nation’s difficult fiscal challenges and how to address them in a Charlotte Economics Club program at noon Thursday, May 18.

The panel will feature Diane Lim, principal economist at The Conference Board; G. William Hoagland, senior vice...

Recent Publications

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27 Apr, 2017 - Special Publication
Prominent budget watchdogs expressed concern over how President Trump's proposed tax plan would likely increase federal budget deficits, an April 27 story by John Shaw in Market News International (MNI) reported. Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, said in a statement that... Read More
26 Apr, 2017 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition expressed concern with President Trump’s new tax plan today, saying the administration has not shown how it could be financed without substantially increasing the federal debt. “While the proposal lacks specificity, what was released today looks like a revenue... Read More
17 Apr, 2017 - Special Publication
Experts believe assembling and passing the final Fiscal 2017 spending package is complex but doable, an April 12 story in Market News International reported. The story, by John Shaw, says that only one of the twelve 2017 spending bills has been signed into law, while the rest are likely to be... Read More
19 Sep, 2016 - Special Publication
In the Sun Journal, Chase Hagaman, New England regional director of The Concord Coalition, explains how the United State's long-term fiscal challenges need to be addressed sooner rather than later. The op-ed can also be found here.   “Isn’t it a shame,” the late journalist Earl... Read More
22 Apr, 2016 - Special Publication
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22 Apr, 2016 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- With the federal budget deficit on the rise again and the nation’s debt still on an unsustainable long-term path, The Concord Coalition today released this year’s version of its “Key Questions” that voters should ask candidates for federal office. “Voters should expect candidates in... Read More
15 Apr, 2016 - Special Publication
In anticipation of the deadline to file federal taxes, the Orlando Sentinel interviewed Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby on how lawmakers can reform the tax code to better promote economic growth while maintaining its progressivity. The interview can also be found here. ... Read More
19 Jan, 2016 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released projections today that show the federal deficit rising this year for the first time since 2009 and the government sinking deeper into debt over the next decade, a problem that The Concord Coalition says every candidate for federal office... Read More
16 Dec, 2015 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Despite their frequent expressions of concern about the federal debt, lawmakers are pursuing a plan that would add hundreds of billions of dollars to the debt over the next decade by extending some tax breaks, making others permanent, and delaying a tax that is a key cost-control... Read More
27 Oct, 2015 - Press Release
DES MOINES -- Fiscal reform advocate David Walker will speak at a forum tomorrow in Des Moines on the national debt and the need for leadership on federal budget issues by the next president. Walker, former U.S. comptroller general and head of the Government Accountability Office, will provide an... Read More