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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Online Game Lets Citizens Try Their Hands At Deficit Reduction

WASHINGTON -- While lawmakers are working on appropriations bills to fund the government next year, they seem to have lost interest in trying to meet the country’s long-term fiscal challenges. But the newly updated Federal Budget Challenge (www.federalbudgetchallenge.org) gives citizens across the country a chance to succeed where Congress has thrown in the towel, letting them select policies to put the country on a fiscally sustainable path.

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Panel to Discuss Fixing the Broken Federal Budget Process Thursday on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON -- A panel discussion this Thursday morning on Capitol Hill will focus on the breakdown of the federal budget process and offer possible solutions that could put the country on a more responsible fiscal path.

The non-partisan Concord Coalition and Rep. Reid Ribble of Wisconsin, a member of the House Budget Committee, will host the program. Panel members:

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President's Campaign-Year Budget Plan Is Unlikely to Foster Progress on the Nation's Key Fiscal Challenges

WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition expressed disappointment today that President Obama’s proposed 2015 budget shifts the administration’s focus away from the credible framework he offered last year for comprehensive, bipartisan fiscal reform.

“While there are some positive elements in the President’s plan this year, overall it seems to ratify the consensus in both parties that there will be no far-reaching budget deals in the coming year,” said Robert L. Bixby, Concord’s executive director. “This is a campaign-year document and should be assessed as that.”