Fiscal Responsibility

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A Tribute to Peter G. Peterson

March 22, 2018
The National Interest

Peter G. Peterson, who died on Tuesday at the age of 91, was a Wall Street titan who devoted his life to public service.

Press Release

Remembering Peter G. Peterson

March 20, 2018

The Concord Coalition mourns the loss of its founding President Peter G. Peterson, who died today at the age of 91. Executive Director Robert L. Bixby issued the following statement:

In the News

Pete Peterson Dies at Age 91

March 20, 2018
The Fiscal Times

Peter G. Peterson, the self-made billionaire businessman and former Secretary of Commerce under President Richard M.

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.

Blog Post

Kasich, Penny Discuss Risks and Solutions

February 26, 2018
Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich and former U.S. Rep. Tim Penny warned Friday that irresponsible fiscal policies are jeopardizing the nation’s future, but the two former congressional colleagues also pointed towards a number of possible solutions.