A bipartisan commission recently released a report filled with alarming language about the country’s ability to defend itself against China, Russia and other threats.
November 27, 2018
The nonpartisan Concord Coalition, a nationwide fiscal policy organization, issued a statement last month about the alarming deficit increase.
November 27, 2018
“I think that there has been a little bit of shock and awe among the fiscal policy community, reacting to the fact that this big tax cut passed,” said Diane Lim, a principal at District Economics Group and former chief economist fo
November 20, 2018
“We could be facing an even more tense face-off between the two parties on spending and taxes” as the result of the recent congressional elections, says Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition.
November 19, 2018
Amid bipartisan frustration over the federal budget process, Congress early this year created a special committee to develop reforms that could enable lawmakers to pass spending bills on schedule and in a more effec
November 14, 2018
It didn’t take long for reality to sour the victory celebrations of Wisconsin’s winning congressional candidates.
November 13, 2018
Having entered the White House in the midst of the Great Recession, then President Obama spent much of his time in office trying to deal with the weakened economy. Tax cuts and stimulus spending measures contributed to high federal deficits for several years.
November 12, 2018
Returning to Washington this week, Congress and President Trump face a pile of leftover budget work that they should try to complete with a greater sense of fiscal responsibility than they have shown in the recent past.
November 7, 2018
Seacoastonline.com published a recent blog post by Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby about the need for the winners in this year's congressional elections to address the nation's fiscal challenges. An excerpt:
November 6, 2018
Des Moines Area Community College in Carroll hosted Carroll’s first-ever Concord Coalition event Oct. 30. Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan powerhouse Washington organization on fiscal matters, has hosted similar events dozens of times across the country.