'Your First Budget' Featuring Ohio Governor John Kasich

Submitted by claurie on Tue, 11/10/2015 - 13:23

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is the inaugural guest for 'Your First Budget', a series on the MC22 television network that will provide voters in Iowa and elsewhere with critical information on the budget and economic proposals of the 2016 presidential candidates.

Former Senators Gregg and Bayh Speak at Rudman Center about Federal Debt and 2016 Campaign

Submitted by claurie on Fri, 04/03/2015 - 12:51

First Budget, along with the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice Leadership and Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire School Law, present Debt Matters: Why the Budget Must be a Top Priority for the 2016 Candidates with former Senators Evan Bayh and Judd Gregg.

Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby Discusses 'First Budget' Campaign on New Hampshire Radio Show

Submitted by claurie on Fri, 01/23/2015 - 14:15

Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby discusses the launch of "First Budget" with host Laura Knoy in this excerpt from the New Hampshire Public Radio show "The Exchange." The full show can be found here or in the related content section.

National Debt The Impact, Forecast & Future (Evening Session)

Submitted by claurie on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 16:46

On October 1, The Concord Coalition and several other organizations hosted a presentation by Paul Stebbins, Chairman Emeritus of World Fuel Services Corporation, a $40 billion company and a business leader of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, on the long-term fiscal challenges facing this country. A question-and-answer session with the audience follows his speech.

Reducing the Deficit and Investing in the Future: Can We Do Both?

Submitted by claurie on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 21:18

On September 29, The Concord Coalition co-hosted a forum on the nation's long-term fiscal challenges with Fix The Debt and the Lou Frey Institute at the University of Central Florida. Former Congressmen Bill Zeliff, Jason Altmire, Allen Boyd, Cliff Stearns and Tom Tauke, as well as Reverend Allan Newman were the panel's participants.

Principles and Priorities at the Lou Frey Institute

Submitted by claurie on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 16:19

The Concord Coalition recently led a simulation of its flagship exercise "Principles and Priorities" at the Lou Frey Institute at the University of Central Florida. The Lou Frey Institute and Fix The Debt were co-hosts of the event, "The Federal Budget: Making Tough Choices," at the institute's fall symposium. 

Concord Coalition Praises Plan to Focus More Attention on Intergenerational Fairness, Long-Term Impact of Budget Decisions

Submitted by bguay on Wed, 07/24/2013 - 10:06

WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today praised the bipartisan leadership of Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) for introducing the “INFORM Act,” a legislative proposal that would improve federal budgeting by providing a more complete picture of the long-term impact of current fiscal policies, including their burden on younger Americans and future generations. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Rob Portman (R-OH) are among the first to co-sponsor.

Our 2012 Tax Return

Submitted by skrueger on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 14:40

April 16, 2013

In recognition of Tax Day, we put together an infographic breaking down the true costs of all those credits and deductions Americans use to maximize their refunds.