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
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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
As Fiscal Pressures Mount, Concord Coalition Forum in Washington Will Look at Key Lessons for the FutureJune 22, 2017
WASHINGTON -- It’s late June and Washington has no budget, no agreement on health care reform, no sign of tax reform, growing worries about a government shutdown this fall and a looming c
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition expressed disappointment today in President Trump’s first budget proposal, saying it relies on improbable assertions of higher economic growth and unre
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition expressed concern with President Trump’s new tax plan today, saying the administration has not shown how it could be financed without substantially inc
WASHINGTON -- Long-term projections released today by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) provide a timely warning for President Trump and Cong
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition expressed disappointment today that President Trump’s initial set of budget proposals does not include any deficit reduction or an overall deficit-redu
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition expressed concern tonight that President Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress failed to discuss in any detail how his administration planned to meet the
WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released new projections confirming that federal deficits and the accumulated
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition salutes all of those who put themselves forward in Tuesday’s elections to lead our nation. We congratulate the winners.
Now that the people have spoken, the task ahead is to govern.
That will not be easy given the deep divisions created during a long campaign, but it will be the true test of leadership.