Federal Budget

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CBO’s Economic Outlook: Four Takeaways

April 17, 2018

As Congress and President Trump agreed in the last few months to dramatically increase federal borrowing, there have been a lot of breezy assurances that rapid and sustained economic grow

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Trillions and Trillions in Deficits

April 17, 2018

Guests on “Facing the Future” last week lamented new projections of trillion-dollar federal deficits beginning in Fiscal 2020 and discussed how recent tax and spending decisions had contr

Fiscal Freefall: When Will It Stop? A Discussion with Ohio Gov. John Kasich

Feb. 23, 2018, 12:00pm-1:00pm
National Press Club
Free; RSVP required

The Concord Coalition will present a panel discussion next Friday at the National Press Club in Washington entitled “Fiscal Freefall: When Will It Stop?”

The noon program will feature Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich, a Republican who served as chairman of the House Budget Committee during his 18 years in Congress, and will include former U.S. Rep. Tim Penny (D-Minn.), who is a member of Concord’s Board of Directors. Robert L. Bixby, Concord’s executive director, will moderate.

The discussion will focus on recent fiscal policy developments and -- with annual trillion-dollar deficits looming -- the prospects for greater fiscal restraint.