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Orlando Sentinel Florida Forward 2018

January 30, 2018
Orlando Sentinel
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Sunday, February 18th, 2018.

Join us from 1-2 pm as we discuss "The Future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid." 

THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE: RIGHT, PRIVILEGE, ENTITLEMENT?

Nov. 29, 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Address:
University of New Hampshire School of Law
2 White Street Concord, NH 03301
Free

THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE: RIGHT, PRIVILEGE, ENTITLEMENT?

A discussion on balancing affordability, accessibility and quality of care.

The Concord Coalition has been invited to participate in an event centered on healthcare. The UNH School of Law Health Law and Policy Society, UNH School of Law Federalist Society and UNH School of Law American Constitution Society are hosting a panel discussion on the future of healthcare.

Guest speakers, listed alphabetically:

Attorney J. Kennerly Davis, Jr.

J. Kennerly Davis, Jr. has over 30 years of legal and executive management experience. During 2013 and 2014, he served as Deputy Attorney General for Virginia, responsible for matters relating to transportation, infrastructure development, and the development and operation of sea and space ports.

His research and published writing focuses on property rights, regulatory reform and the rule of law. In addition to his law degree from Harvard Law School, he received an M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Pembroke College, Oxford, and an A.B. in government from Cornell University. He is currently a senior attorney with Hunton and Williams, LLP.

Dr. Joshua Gordon, Ph.D.

Josh Gordon is the Policy Director of The Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to educating the public about federal budget issues and their consequences for the future. Dr. Gordon directs The Concord Coalition's research on the federal budget, health care policy and tax policy. He also directs Concord’s classroom curriculum and its budget simulations, and was a research advisor for the Sundance Film Festival Documentary I.O.U.S.A. 

Dr. Gordon has a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Florida and taught classes there on American Politics and Congress. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor for the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management. 

Professor Sam Halabi

Sam Halabi is an Associate Professor of Law as well as a Scholar at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University. He is also the 2017-18 Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Health Law, Policy, and Ethics at the University of Ottawa, Ontario. 

Prof. Halabi advises or has advised domestic and international organizations including the World Health Organization, the National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Global Virome Project. He is an expert on the Affordable Care Act, Public Health Law, Medicare, Medicaid, and Food and Drug Regulation. 

Dr. Gary Sobelson, MD

Gary Sobelson is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician. Dr. Sobelson has practiced in Concord, NH since 1984. He is a graduate of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his Family Medicine residency training at the Duke-Watts Family Medicine center.

Please join us. Lunch will be provided. Event hosted in the Rich Room (Room 204). 

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Concord Coalition Celebrates 25 Years in Manchester, NH

Oct. 12, 2017, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Address:
NH Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College
1000 Saint Anselm Dr., Manchester, NH 03102
Free

Budget Chaos in Context: Fiscal Lessons Learned for a Challenging Future

 

Join The Concord Coalition -- in Manchester, NH -- as we mark our 25th anniversary by looking at fiscal lessons learned in the past quarter-century and how those lessons can apply to the major policy challenges of the next 25 years. While the political and economic landscapes have changed, one thing remains the same: our fiscal trajectory is unsustainable.

 

Featuring:

  • Judd Gregg is a former Republican United States senator for New Hampshire, in office from 1993 to 2011, serving as Budget Committee chairman from 2005 to 2007. Gregg is on The Concord Coalition’s national board of directors and previously served as New Hampshire governor.

  • Kent Conrad is a former Democratic United States senator for North Dakota, in office from 1987 to 2013 and serving as Budget Committee chairman from 2001 to 2003, and again from 2007 to 2013.  

  • Robert L. Bixby is executive director of The Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan grassroots organization that advocates for generationally responsible fiscal policy.

 

Pannelists
Senator Judd Gregg
Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH)

 

Senator Conrad
Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND)

 

25th Anniversary Reception: Learning Fiscal Lessons

Sep. 19, 2017, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Concord Staff:
Chase Hagaman
Address:
The Coach House Restaurant (Sargent Room) at the New London Inn
353 Main Street, New London, NH 03257
Free; RSVP required

Budget Chaos in Context: Fiscal Lessons Learned for a Challenging Future

State Representative Dan Wolf and attorney Brad Cook invite you to a cocktail reception with The Concord Coalition as it marks its 25th anniversary by looking at fiscal lessons learned the past quarter-century and how those lessons apply to the major policy challenges of the next 25 years.

While the political and economic landscapes have changed, one thing remains the same: our fiscal trajectory is unsustainable.

Concord’s Executive Director, Robert Bixby, and New England Regional Director, Chase Hagaman, will discuss current and future fiscal trends and challenges and share what Concord has been doing in New Hampshire in its push to engage citizens on these vital issues.

Whether you know Concord well, or are unfamiliar with its efforts, this reception will update you on the organization’s work and the need for a more productive fiscal policy conversation at the national level.

Concord was co-founded by former U.S. Senator for New Hampshire, Warren B. Rudman.

What: Budget Chaos in Context: Fiscal Lessons Learned for a Challenging Future

When: Tuesday, September 19

5:30 p.m., Reception & Registration; 6:15 - 7:00 p.m., Program

Where: The Coach House Restaurant (Sargent Room) at the New London Inn

353 Main Street, New London, NH 03257

About the Host
Chase Hagaman Headshot

Chase A. Hagaman is the New England regional director of The Concord Coalition. Concord is a nonpartisan organization that encourages fiscal responsibility in Washington and helps to raise public awareness about the need for responsible fiscal policies that protect our children and future generations.

Hagaman, a resident of New Hampshire, works with community leaders, student groups, business organizations, Concord volunteers, and elected officials across New England and upstate New York. He organizes public education events, performs media outreach and engages volunteers.

Hagaman is a member of the New Hampshire Bar. He received his law degree from the University of New Hampshire and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of South Florida. Hagaman’s work with law firms, the court system and state and municipal agencies helped shape his passion for public policy. He invests his personal time in his community, including coaching for a high school rowing program.

Hagaman joined Concord to champion the mission of its founders, the late Senators Warren Rudman and Paul Tsongas. As part of the next generation of leaders, Hagaman has become an ardent advocate for lasting reform who works to bridge generational gaps as he brings awareness to fiscal issues.

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Celebrating our 25th Anniversary in Concord, MA: Fiscal Lessons for the Future

Sep. 25, 2017, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Address:
The Colonial Inn
48 Monument Square, Concord, MA 01742
Free; RSVP required

Budget Chaos in Context: Fiscal Lessons Learned for a Challenging Future

Join The Concord Coalition as we mark our 25th anniversary by looking at fiscal lessons learned the past quarter-century and how those lessons apply to the major policy challenges of the next 25 years. While the political and economic landscapes have changed, one thing remains the same: our fiscal trajectory is unsustainable.

Featuring:

  • Congresswoman Niki Tsongas is the United States representative for the third district of Massachusetts, a seat she has held since 2007 and the same seat held three decades earlier by her late husband, Paul Tsongas. Paul was also a senator, presidential candidate and co-founder of The Concord Coalition.  

  • Doug Elmendorf is an economist, dean and Don K. Price professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School and was the director of the Congressional Budget Office from 2009 to 2015.

  • Scot Lehigh is a columnist for the Boston Globe, was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in national reporting for his coverage of the 1988 presidential campaign and has covered state and national politics since 1985. Scot will moderate a panel taking place during the event.

  • Robert Bixby is executive director of The Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan grassroots organization that advocates for generationally responsible fiscal policy.

 

What: Budget Chaos in Context: Fiscal Lessons Learned for a Challenging Future

When: Monday, September 25 12:00 p.m., Lunch & Registration; 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Program

Where: The Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square, Concord, MA 01742

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Medicare Scare Tactics

August 14, 2017
FactCheck.Org
Topics
Congress
Health Care

TV ads from a Democratic group warn seniors that “right now, your Medicare coverage is in danger,” claiming “deep, automatic cuts” could be made by “unelected Washington bureaucrats.” But those cut