WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today warned that the rapidly rising federal budget deficit -- totaling nearly $779 billion in Fiscal Year 2018 -- reflects a structural gap between sp
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Students, educators and other residents of the Minneapolis and St. Paul area will try to develop plans to reduce federal deficits in an interactive exercise this Thursday, Oct.
In Concord, N.H. Program, Former Congressmen to Discuss Fixing Washington’s Gridlock and PartisanshipSeptember 14, 2018
Tomorrow former congressmen David Jolly and Patrick Murphy will discuss excessive division and gridlock and how, through bipartisan leadership, the nation’s political systems could functi
Nine Congressional Candidate Interviews Available So Far on Budget Issues as ‘Facing the Future’ Series ContinuesAugust 22, 2018
With less than three weeks left until New Hampshire’s 2018 primary election, all but a few “Facing the Future” congressional candidate interviews have been completed and are available on
The Concord Coalition will present individual interviews with New Hampshire congressional candidates on federal budget issues over the next few weeks on “Facing the Future,” its weekly ra
The federal government is on course to add trillions of dollars to its debt over the next decade even as many national priorities are neglected.
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that this year’s reports from the Social Security and Medicare trustees again show that these programs need substantial reforms to put them
WASHINGTON -- The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released its analysis of President Trump’s proposed budget for Fiscal 2019. Robert L.
WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released projections that show sharp increases in the federal deficits and de