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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Concord Coalition Releases 'Key Questions' for Voters to Ask General Election Candidates

October 06, 2014

WASHINGTON -- As candidates for federal office put their fall campaigns into high gear, The Concord Coalition today released its latest “Key Questions” that voters should ask them about the nation’s fiscal challenges.

In doing so, Concord urges all candidates -- Democrats, Republicans and independents -- to provide the electorate in the next few weeks with clear explanations of how they would hold down future deficits, fix the tax system, repair entitlement programs and put the country on a more responsible path.

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Former Congressmen to Challenge Students, Local Leaders to Find Ways to Tame Federal Deficits as Part of Frey Institute's Fall Symposium

September 26, 2014

ORLANDO, FLA. – Several former members of Congress will be on hand at the University of Central Florida Monday to challenge students to do something that lawmakers have found difficult: put the federal budget on a more sustainable path.

This budget exercise will take place during the Lou Frey Institute’s fall symposium in Orlando.

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CBO Report Points to Population Aging As Fuel for Structural Deficits

August 27, 2014

WASHINGTON -- While there has been some recent good news for the federal budget, The Concord Coalition said today that updated projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) should remind policymakers that the aging of the population is dramatically but predictably reshaping government spending and fiscal reforms are the only way to prevent the negative economic consequences.