The crucial thing to recognize about the $22 trillion debt is that its size in dollar terms is not as important as the fact that it is on an unsustainable track.
Concord in the News
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The latest government shutdown, the longest in U.S. history at 35 days, was unnecessary, harmful and costly for the more than 800,000 federal workers and their families impacted by it.
Students and residents gathered Thursday night for an interactive workshop that imitated the complexities of balancing a federal budget and the policy choices lawmakers face.
Despite deficits hurtling towards $1 trillion and more for the foreseeable future, Congress is unlikely to make any real ef
Kevin Wiley, Indiana Fiscal Lookout for the Concord Coalition, gave a presentation to the Kentland Rotary Club on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
KCUR's "Up to Date" program, hosted by Steve Kraske, featured an interview Tuesday with Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition.
A recent blog post by Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, was reprinted by DL-Online. An excerpt:
Democrats say the Trump administration is asking for more money for a border wall even though it has spent only 6 percent of the funds that Congress has appropriated for border security over the pa