The Mountineer published this guest column based on a recent blog post by Steve Winn, communications director for The Concord Coalition.
Concord in the News
The nonpartisan Concord Coalition, a nationwide fiscal policy organization, issued a statement last month about the alarming deficit increase.
It didn’t take long for reality to sour the victory celebrations of Wisconsin’s winning congressional candidates.
Seacoastonline.com published a recent blog post by Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L.
Des Moines Area Community College in Carroll hosted Carroll’s first-ever Concord Coalition event Oct. 30.
America’s deteriorating public credit is the cold-button issue of the 2018 midterms. With rare bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans compete to pretend that the country isn’t going broke. . .
Should Congress cut defense spending? Get tougher on welfare programs?
Or perhaps look at certain farm programs for expansion or trimming? Foreign aid?
From the budget deals in the 1990s to the “sequester” spending caps passed in 2011, divided government has been relatively good for Washington’s bottom line.
The words “deficit” and “debt” disappeared from the Republican lexicon once Donald Trump became president.