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TheConcord Coalition
The Concord Coalition is a nationwide, non-partisan, grassroots organization advocating generationally responsible fiscal policy.
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As the United States Deficit shrinks, your income as an American increases. By 2045, if the deficit is reduced by $4 trillion, people will on average be making $4,000 more.
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TheConcord Coalition 17h
The Penny Game provides an introduction to the elements and numbers in the federal budget. The activity works well for all ages. 
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TheConcord Coalition 22h
Principles & Priorities is an exercise in which participants learn how difficult it is to balance the federal budget. Constituents working in groups of five to ten, review current policies, suggest priorities for the future, and apply their principles.
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 17
We have created a basic chart talk to help you begin your journey of fiscal policy activism. You can use this talk to educate groups of family members and friends. 
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 17
: As currently structured, is on an unsustainable path and already pays out more in benefits than it collects in payroll taxes
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 17
With the tax code still an inefficient tangle of tax expenditures and the administration projecting trillion-dollar deficits for the next three years, elected officials in Washington clearly need to take another look at tax policy.
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 17
Older Americans say they want what is best for their children and grandchildren, so why are our federal policies not reflecting that? Americans must demand that elected officials put the federal budget on a more responsible trajectory.
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Edelman Financial Services Aug 13
benefits will be seriously cut if does not act. Former Sen. Bob Kerrey of and discuss the consequences:
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 16
Balancing the federal budget can be a difficult task. Try out our educational exercise that will help you understand the difficult trade-offs that are necessary to reducing our debt.
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 15
One of Concord’s main goals is to stimulate honest discussions about federal finances that transcend partisan politics. We are determined to communicate with and empower American citizens to change the direction in which the country is headed.
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CRFB.org Aug 14
Happy Birthday Social Security! The Social Security Act was signed into law 83 years ago today. A nice gift would be to secure it for future generations. See how old you will be when its trust fund runs out and what that will mean for you
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 14
The GAO report is a reminder that the health system needs to move away from the fee-for-service approach because it can encourage unnecessary procedures and medications.
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 14
If continues on the same path, it will only be able to pay 79 percent of its promised benefits by the year 2034.
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 14
Replying to @USCBO @POTUS
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 14
Replying to @USCBO @POTUS
' claim this week that his tariffs will enable the government to start "paying down" large amounts of the is wrong for a very simple reason: It is impossible to reduce while you are still adding to it.
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 14
Replying to @USCBO
The Congressional Budget Office projects that real will grow by 3.1 percent this year, 2.4 percent next year and considerably less in subsequent years.
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 14
Replying to @USCBO
A new Congressional Budget Office analysis shows that its standard projections, which assume current laws remain in place, likely understate the projected path of debt.
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 14
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 13
A new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis shows that its standard projections, which assume current laws remain in place, likely understate the projected path of debt
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TheConcord Coalition Aug 12
While many expenditures are popular, we need to look at which ones can be reduced to help cover the cost of federal spending
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