The Concord Coalition is a national, nonpartisan organization dedicated to fiscal responsibility and reform. Since 1992 Concord has worked to educate the American public about the causes and consequences of the growing federal debt and the need to develop realistic solutions for sustainable budgets.

Concord Executive Director Robert L. Bixby and the organization’s other budget experts are interviewed and quoted by journalists in Washington and around the country, from media organizations of all sizes, on a wide variety of subjects.

These subjects include the latest fiscal projections and proposals, health care, federal taxes, Social Security, Medicare, other domestic spending, the defense budget, economic growth and the congressional budget process.     

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Steve Winn
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(703) 254-7828
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Press Release

Former Congressman William Zeliff and Concord Coalition Official To Discuss U.S. Budget Challenges in Newburyport

October 06, 2016

NEWBURYPORT, MASS. --Former Congressman William H. Zeliff andChase A. Hagaman, a regional director for the nonpartisan Concord Coalition, will be featured speakers in a public program Thursday night, Oct. 13, in Newburyport on the fiscal challenges facing the nation, the next president and Congress.

Zeliff was deputy Republican whip in the U.S. House, where he served from 1990 to 1997 as a representative from New Hampshire. He authored the "A to Z Budget Cutting Tool" used by members of Congress to encourage fiscal responsibility.

Press Release

Concord Coalition, Hofstra University to Co-Host Panel Discussion, Budget Exercise Tuesday at Site of First 2016 Presidential Debate

September 19, 2016

HEMPSTEAD, NY. -- In advance of the first 2016 Presidential Debate at Hofstra University, The Concord Coalition and the university will co-host a panel discussion featuring some of the country's leading fiscal experts and an interactive federal budget exercise for students.

The budget exercise will run from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Plaza Rooms in the Student Center on Hofstra's campus. Phil LaRue, Concord’s director of government relations, will conduct the exercise. The panel discussion will follow at 12:45 p.m. in the same location.