Blog Post

The Vital Role of Immigration

December 22, 2021

This week on Facing the Future, Concord Coalition Chief Economist Steve Robinson and I spoke with Richard Jackson, President and Founder of the Global Aging Institute, about the

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Congress Says No-No to PAYGO

December 09, 2021

What began as a tense week of dangerous brinkmanship over the debt limit in Congress is ending with a surprising burst of bicameral cooperation and bipartisanship.

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New Health Benefits, But for How Long?

December 03, 2021

This week on Facing the Future, Concord Coalition Policy Director Tori Gorman and I spoke to Joshua Gordon, Director of Health Policy for the Committee for a Responsible Federal

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Build Back Better's Unfinished Framework

October 30, 2021

The Biden Administration released this week a revised Build Back Better framework (BBBF) that reflects the president’s negotiations with Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Krysten Sinema (D-AZ)

Issue Brief

Biggest COLA Since 1982 (Just Barely)

Earlier this week the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for next year (2022) would be 5.9 percent.  That’s slightly more than the

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Doubling Down on a Trojan Horse

September 17, 2021

Despite a pending government shutdown and looming debt default, this week federal lawmakers in Washington were hyper-focused on the House reconciliation legislation, the second installmen