This week, the House and Senate gave final approval to a $40.1 billion emergency supplemental appropriations bill for Ukraine. President Biden is expected to sign it.
May 18, 2022
This week on Facing the Future, we focus on the ongoing war in Ukraine.
May 12, 2022
This week on Facing the Future, we spoke with one of the top experts on Congressional process and economic policy – Jon Lieber, managing director for the Eurasia Group’s United States Practice.
May 11, 2022
Economists looking for solid clues about the future path of inflation were stymied by Consumer Price Index (CPI) data released this week.
May 10, 2022
Thirty years ago when The Concord Coalition began advocating fiscal and generational responsibility it was already clear that climate change posed a serious threat to the planet. There was not, however, much discussion about how climate change might affect the budget.
May 5, 2022
The U.S. economic recovery from the COVID-induced recession continues to surprise. On April 28, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released its preliminary estimate of first quarter real GDP for 2022.
May 4, 2022
This week on Facing the Future, we looked at the state of the economy, including the first quarter GDP report, inflation expectations, the prospects for a "soft landing" as the Fed begins to tighten monetary policy, and whether there are any glimmers of hope for immigration ref
April 29, 2022
The House and Senate returned this week after a two-week spring break. Lawmakers have a lot on their plates between now and the end of the year—a year shortened by the campaign season and the November midterm elections.
April 27, 2022
This week on Facing the Future, we go back in for a deeper dive with the voices of our future leaders and how they would address the growing challenge of putting the federal budget on a more sustainable path over the next 30 years.