Making Health Care Programs Sustainable Depends on Controlling Costs
CBO Analysis Raises Doubts on White House Budget
Trustees Show Need for Social Security, Medicare Reforms
WASHINGTON -- This year’s reports from the trustees of Social Security and Medicare highlight the need for substantial reforms to both programs that can put them on sustainable paths while protecting other government priorities in the coming years, according to The Concord Coalition.
Driving up the Cost of Social Security, Medicaid
Central to the nation’s long-term fiscal challenge is a changing demographic landscape that President Trump’s proposed budget fails to address, according to a guest column by Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, and Harold Janeway, a former state senator who serves on Concord’s New Hampshire Advisory Board. This article first appeared in The Nashua Telegraph (New Hampshire) on July 9, 2017.
Don't Let Social Security, Medicare Break the Bank
This guest column by Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby ran recently in the Orlando Sentinel. It can also be found on the newspaper's website.
25 Years, 25 Lessons on Fiscal Reform
The Concord Coalition is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. From the beginning, we have been more than “deficit hawks” with an eye only for balanced budgets. Rather, our focus has always been - and remains - achieving federal budget policies that are sustainable over the long term. We believe that this is an economic imperative and a matter of generational responsibility.