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.     

Sign up for our media list here.

For further information about Concord or to arrange an interview with one of our budget experts, please contact:

Steve Winn
Communications Director
(703) 254-7828
[email protected]

Press

Press Release

'Fiscal Fridays' Series Returns Tomorrow To Interview Congressional Candidate Rich Ashooh On Federal Budget

NOTICE: Due to changes in NH1’s schedule, Fiscal Fridays will be broadcast live online tomorrow starting at 11:00 a.m.

U.S. congressional candidate Rich Ashooh will discuss his approach to the federal government’s fiscal challenges in an interview that will air online tomorrow at 11:00 a.m., as part of Fiscal Fridays, the public affairs television series on the New Hampshire-based NH1 News Network. Portions of the interview will be broadcast on television and radio Sunday June 5, at 11:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Press Release

Concord Coalition Co-Chairs Remind 2016 Candidates: 'The Debt Is Your Running Mate'

WASHINGTON -- With voters going to the polls for their state's primary election in the coming weeks, The Concord Coalition reminds the presidential candidates that -- regardless of party affiliation or ideology -- the rising national debt will affect the feasibility of their policy proposals.

“The debt is your running mate,” say Concord Co-Chairs Bob Kerrey (D-Neb.) and Jack Danforth (R-Missouri) former U.S. senators, and John Tanner (D-Tenn.) and Mike Castle (R-Del.), former U.S. House of Representatives members.  

Their full statement:

Press Release

Fiscal Fridays Interview With Chris Christie on Tax, Spending Plans to Appear Online Later Today

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie will discuss his tax and spending proposals in a live interview that will appear online at 3:45 p.m. EST today as part of Fiscal Fridays, the public affairs television series on the New Hampshire-based NH1 News Network.

In the studio interview Christie, the New Jersey governor, will respond to questions about the growing national debt, how to address it, and the specific fiscal and economic policies he would pursue if elected president.

Press Release

CBO Update Shows Growing Debt Burden Will Face Next President

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released projections today that show the federal deficit rising this year for the first time since 2009 and the government sinking deeper into debt over the next decade, a problem that The Concord Coalition says every candidate for federal office should address in this year’s political campaigns.