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Celebrating 25 Years of Grassroots Fiscal Policy Activism

Throughout the year, The Concord Coalition will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary. We will be drawing on our history of policy analysis, education, and grassroots engagement to help promote fiscal responsibility and pave the way forward for a better economic future.

Blog Post

25 Years, 25 Lessons on Fiscal Reform

Thursday, July 06, 2017

The Concord Coalition is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. From the beginning, we have been more than “deficit hawks” with an eye only for balanced budgets. Rather, our focus has always been - and remains - achieving federal budget policies that are sustainable over the long term. We believe that this is an economic imperative and a matter of generational responsibility.

Anniversary Events

Blog Post

Marking 25 Years of Fighting for Fiscal Reform

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Concord Coalition supporters gathered to celebrate 25 years of fiscal responsibility education and advocacy at the historical Colonial Inn on Sept. 25 in Concord, Mass. At a lunch four speakers discussed Concord’s achievements, lessons learned over the past 25 years, and the fiscal policy challenges facing our nation.


25th Anniversary Panel in Concord Event Review Watch the Event

Congresswoman Nikki Tsongas, wife of The Concord Coalition's co-founder, Paul Tsongas, joined us at the Colonial Inn in Concord, Massachusetts for a celebration of the Concord Coalition. An expert panel with Doug Elmendorf, dean of the Harvard Kennedy School and former director of the Congressional Budget Office, Scot Lehigh, columnist for the Boston Globe, and Concord's executive director Robert Bixby, discussed current budget issues and looked forward on Concord's continuing mission.



25th Anniversary Forum Event Review Watch the Event

"Budget Chaos in Context." Policy Experts gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to discuss lessons learned and how to improve the fiscal future.