Budget Process

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Democratic Spin on Border Security Funds

January 07, 2019
FactCheck.org

Democrats say the Trump administration is asking for more money for a border wall even though it has spent only 6 percent of the funds that Congress has appropriated for border security over the pa

In the News

The Worst Kept Secret in Washington

December 19, 2018
CNN

Eight years after congressional leaders banned earmarks in an effort to cut spending and improve trust in government, the incoming House majority leader is suggesting that the new Congress is likel

Chart Talk with Northside Atlanta Kiwanis Club

Nov. 29, 2018, 12:00pm
Address:
Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church
2715 Peachtree Rd NE
Free

Concord Coalition's National Political Director will be presenting The Concord Coalition's Chart Talk to the northside Atlanta Kiwanis Club.

Principles and Priorities with University of Georgia

Nov. 5, 2018, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Address:
University of Georgia,
Baldwin Hall
Free

The Concord Coalition hosts a Principles & Priorities Exercise with the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) Ambassadors. contact Phil Smith at 403-354-7445 for more information.

National Field Director Presenting to Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association

Oct. 11, 2018, 11:00am-1:00pm
Concord Staff:
Address:
The Georgian Club
Members and Guests Only

Concord’s National Field Director, Phil Smith, will speak to the Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association. He will deliver Concord’s federal budget Chart Talk presentation. The event will take place at The Georgian Club in Atlanta.

For more information, contact Phil at 404-354-7445 or at [email protected].

Attendance is open to members and guests of the association.

Principles and Priorities

Oct. 4, 2018, 3:00pm-5:30pm
Address:
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Humphrey Forum Room, 301 19th Ave. South
Free

The “Principles and Priorities” exercise, developed by the nonpartisan Concord Coalition, calls for participants to work in small groups to develop plans to put the federal budget on a more sustainable course. They will discuss and vote on dozens of proposal involving taxes, defense, Medicare, Social Security and other domestic issues.

The event is being co-sponsored by The Concord Coalition and the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School. Phil Smith, Concord’s national political director, will conduct the exercise.