WASHINGTON -- With the House and Senate now considering separate plans to overhaul the tax code, The Concord Coalition urges lawmakers to reconsider their current approaches, notably the
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WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition warned that the tax plan released today by the House Ways and Means Committee is fiscally irresponsible and would create even higher federal deficits t
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that fiscal policy has taken a very negative turn with adoption of the 2018 congressional budget resolution explicitly calling for deficit-financed ta
The Concord Coalition said today that the Senate, in adopting a Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution calling for deficit-financed tax cuts of up to $1.5 trillion over 10 years, has abandone
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition urges congressional leaders and President Trump to ensure that the proposed tax cuts they unveiled today would not increase the federal debt over the next decade
The Concord Coalition warned today that the latest attacks on the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) threaten to destroy its ability to provide policymakers and the public with nonpartisan
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition is pleased that the House Budget Committee has voted to advance a budget resolution that aims to balance over 10 years, but is skeptical about the assu
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 whil
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that updated projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) underscore the need for President Trump and Congress to turn their attenti