Fiscal Policy and Our Economic Future

Submitted by claurie on Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:15

Ed Rendell and Judd Gregg discuss a path forward to address the challenges facing the federal budget at "Fiscal Policy and Our Economic Future" , part of the Community College System of New Hampshire’s “Granite State Conversation” series. It was held at Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on January 25, 2016. First Budget, a joint initiative of Concord and Fix the Debt, is among the sponsors of the series.

'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.