WASHINGTON -- President Trump today signed the $1.3 trillion spending bill to fund government programs for the remaining six months of Fiscal 2018.
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The Concord Coalition mourns the loss of its founding President Peter G. Peterson, who died today at the age of 91. Executive Director Robert L. Bixby issued the following statement:
‘Fiscal Freefall: When Will It Stop?’ A Discussion with Ohio Gov. John Kasich Washington, D.C. Feb. 23February 22, 2018
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition will present a panel discussion Friday, Feb. 23, at the National Press Club in Washington entitled “Fiscal Freefall: When Will It Stop?”
WASHINGTON -- President Trump’s proposed budget for Fiscal 2019 falls far short of what is needed to put the nation’s finances on a sustainable path, particularly in light of the deficit-
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition expressed frustration today over Washington’s need for repeated short-term stop-gap funding measures and the inclusion of policies in them that will fu
WASHINGTON --The tax legislation produced by congressional negotiators and scheduled to be voted on this week remains as fiscally irresponsible as the original House and Senate bills, acc
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that the tax legislation considered by the Senate is based on flawed economics, reckless fiscal policy and blatant budget gimmickry.
WASHINGTON -- With the House and Senate now considering separate plans to overhaul the tax code, The Concord Coalition urges lawmakers to reconsider their current approaches, notably the
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition warned that the tax plan released today by the House Ways and Means Committee is fiscally irresponsible and would create even higher federal deficits t
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that fiscal policy has taken a very negative turn with adoption of the 2018 congressional budget resolution explicitly calling for deficit-financed ta