Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and The Concord Coalition hosted a federal budget workshop April 16 using Concord's Principles and Priorities exercise. The exercise was held at the University of Connecticut's Rowe Center for Undergraduate Education. Chase Hagaman, Concord's New England regional director, helped faciliatate the event. Dozens attended, representing a broad swath of individuals in the community. The audience engaged in a hands-on experience with the federal budget while at the same time having their views heard by one of their senators.
About the Host
Chase A. Hagaman is the New England regional director of The Concord Coalition. Concord is a nonpartisan organization that encourages fiscal responsibility in Washington and helps to raise public awareness about the need for responsible fiscal policies that protect our children and future generations.
Hagaman, a resident of New Hampshire, works with community leaders, student groups, business organizations, Concord volunteers, and elected officials across New England and upstate New York. He organizes public education events, performs media outreach and engages volunteers.
Hagaman is a member of the New Hampshire Bar. He received his law degree from the University of New Hampshire and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of South Florida. Hagaman’s work with law firms, the court system and state and municipal agencies helped shape his passion for public policy. He invests his personal time in his community, including coaching for a high school rowing program.
Hagaman joined Concord to champion the mission of its founders, the late Senators Warren Rudman and Paul Tsongas. As part of the next generation of leaders, Hagaman has become an ardent advocate for lasting reform who works to bridge generational gaps as he brings awareness to fiscal issues.