The Concord Coalition produces a weekly radio show and podcast called "Facing the Future."
Hosted by Chase Hagaman, Concord's New England regional director, the show dives into topics related to U.S. fiscal policy -- like health care, taxes, national security, the national debt and more -- with budget experts, industry leaders, elected officials and candidates for public office.
Listen to learn more about how the nation’s fiscal and economic challenges -- and possible solutions -- impact current and future generations.
The show is broadcast on Concord, New Hampshire radio station WKXL each week on Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m., with subsequent rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. and Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
You can also subscribe to the podcast through one of the platforms listed below.
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Let’s Fix Washington
Chase is joined on the show by former Congressmen David Jolly and Patrick Murphy, as well as Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby. They discuss Jolly and Murphy's national initiative "Let's Fix Washington" and the impact of partisanship and gridlock in Congress.
Greased Wheels Move Some Appropriations, But Deficits Growing
Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Communications Director Steve Winn and Bob Bixby, as well as Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Initiatives Mike Murphy. They discuss federal investment in children, this year's budget process, political process reform and another proposed round of tax cuts.
Candidates on the Issues: Mindi Messmer and Steve Negron
Special Guests: Democratic candidate for New Hampshire's First Congressional District Mindi Messmer and Republican candidate for the Second Congressional District Steve Negron.
Candidates on the Issues: Paul Cardinal
Special Guest: Democratic candidate for New Hampshire's First Congressional District Paul Cardinal.
Candidates on the Issues: Eddie Edwards and Lincoln Soldati
Special Guests: Democratic candidate for New Hampshire's First Congressional District Lincoln Soldati and Republican candidate for the same district Eddie Edwards.
Candidates on the Issues: Lynne Blankenbeker
Special Guests: Republican candidate for New Hampshire's Second Congressional District Lynne Blankenbeker.
Candidates on the Issues: Andy Sanborn and Stewart Levenson
Special Guests: Republican candidates Andy Sanborn and Stewart Levenson.
Candidates on the Issues: Chris Pappas
Special Guest: Democratic candidate Chris Pappas.
Candidates on the Issues: Maura Sullivan and Terence O’Rourke
Special Guests: Democratic candidates for New Hampshire's First Congressional District, Maura Sullivan and Terence O'Rourke.
Candidates on the Issues: Deaglan McEachern
Special Guest: Democratic candidate for New Hampshire's First Congressional District Deaglan McEachern.
Elected Leaders, It’s Irresponsible to Ignore the Debt
Special Guest: Former Congressman Chris Shays.
You’ve Got Questions, We’ve Got Answers
Special Guests: Listener Questions, Concord Research and Policy Analyst Rob Ryan.
Don't Hesitate: Change the Status Quo
Special Guests: Former Ambassador and Congressman Dick Swett, former Congressman Charlie Bass.