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Chase Hagaman
New England Regional Director

Chase A. Hagaman is the New England regional director of The Concord Coalition and host of Concord's weekly radio show, "Facing the Future."

Concord is a nonpartisan organization that educates on the importance of generationally responsible federal fiscal policy.

As a regional director in the field, Hagaman works with community leaders, student groups, business organizations, Concord volunteers and elected officials across New England and upstate New York. He organizes public and private educational events, engages the media and facilitates other grassroots activities.

As host of "Facing the Future," Hagaman dives into topics related to U.S. fiscal policy -- like health care, taxes, national security, the national debt and more --  with elected officials, industry leaders and policy experts. The program is broadcast on Concord, New Hampshire radio station WKXL every Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. It is also available via podcast.

Hagaman is a resident of New Hampshire and member of the New Hampshire Bar. He received his law degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of South Florida. 

Hagaman’s work with law firms, the court system and state and municipal agencies helped shape his passion for public policy. He invests his personal time in his community, including serving on the Portsmouth Zoning Board of Adjustment, Seacoast Media Group Editorial Board, Portsmouth Music and Arts Center Board of Directors and more. 

He joined Concord to champion the mission of its founders, the late Senators Warren Rudman and Paul Tsongas. As part of the next generation of leaders, Hagaman has become an ardent advocate for lasting reform who works to bridge generational gaps as he brings awareness to fiscal issues.

Recent Publications

Nonpartisan, Public Education, That's It
May 17, 2019
“This is public education, about fiscal responsibility, that’s it,” said Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby in describing the organization. “That’s what we do on a nonpartisan basis.” Bixby said Concord’s founders wanted it to be grassroots and oriented toward public education because there were already plenty of think tanks in Washington. “The Concord Coalition has always maintained the focus of being beyond the Beltway.”
Washingtonian Policy and The Evolving Economy
May 14, 2019
The latest Facing the Future featured Robert L. Bixby, Josh Gordon and “Economist Mom” Diane Lim. They discussed potential tax extender legislation in Congress, a recent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis concerning interest on the national debt, and how the country’s economy has changed.
Tax Cuts and Health Care Costs
May 06, 2019
During the latest Facing the Future, Adam Lord, a manager at the CPA firm Penchansky & Co. in Manchester, New Hampshire discussed the 2017 tax legislation and how some of the changes impacted taxpayers. As a millennial and member of The Concord Coalition’s New Hampshire advisory board, Lord said his generation needs to step up and become more involved in the conversations on issues like taxes, the economy, Social Security and health care.