In a Fox News town hall program with Chris Wallace in Claremont, New Hampshire Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg discussed an array of issues, including his proposals on fiscal polic
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Phillip L. Swagel, an economist with extensive service in the George W. Bush administration, has been appointed the new director of the Congressional Budget Office. . . .
I totally agree with recent comments from Robert Bixby of The Concord Coalition encouraging voters to ask 2020 presidential candidates how they would address our national debt and annual deficits.
A dozen groups spanning the political spectrum are urging Congress to let zombie tax extenders remain dead. . . .
The Concord Coalition was among the organizations that sent the letter to congressional leaders that is discussed in the following excerpt :
You’ve got deficit hawks (Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, the Concord Coalition), groups on the right (Heritage Action, FreedomWorks, Americans for Prosperity) and a host of groups on t
“We need to have a strong economy,” says Robert L. Bixby, executive director of the nonpartisan Concord Coalition.
The report by the Social Security and Medicare trustees shows that if Congress does nothing, retirees will, by 2035, receive only 77 percent of their promised Social Security benefits.