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.

Drafting Your Fantasy Budgets

Submitted by skrueger on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 10:54

April 8, 2013

While you were drafting your fantasy baseball team last week, Congress was debating fantasy budgets. So far, both the House and Senate have struck out with proposals that are neither politically nor mathematically feasible. Our latest infographic explains why these plans aren't the home run we need to bring down our debt.

The Founding of The Concord Coalition Press Conference

Submitted by jgordon on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 14:48

This video from September 14, 1992 shows the launch of The Concord Coalition, underneath the debt clock in Times Square, with a press conference from co-founders Senators Paul Tsongas and Warren Rudman and former Secretary of Commerce Pete Peterson.

Intro to Sequestration and the Fiscal Cliff

Submitted by jgordon on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 14:22

Policy Director Josh Gordon gives a chart talk to the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) about the impending "fiscal cliff" and sequestration.