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The Concord Coalition is a nationwide, non-partisan, grassroots organization advocating generationally responsible fiscal policy.
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 20
Former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey warned recently that U.S. health care spending is on an unsustainable path as it continues a long pattern of growing as a percentage of the economy.
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 19
Our newest episode of : "We're All Getting Old: Health Care and the Budget" is now available on iTunes, Google Play and on our Website. Be sure to check it out today!
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 18
Stay tuned today for the newest episode of our podcast
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Diane Lim Apr 17
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 17
Guests on last week lamented new projections of trillion-dollar federal deficits beginning in Fiscal 2020 and discussed how recent tax and spending decisions had contributed to the problem.
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 17
Elected officials and the public should not let today’s strong economy lure them into complacency about the future.
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 17
Did you know: in 1967, 66% of US spending was discretionary. Today, that number is 22%.
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 16
At this rate, the ratio of workers to social security beneficiary is projected to go from 3:1 down to nearly 2:1 by 2032
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 16
“To contract new debt is not to pay the old one”- George Washington Learn today how the federal budget affects you:
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 15
As consumers, we deserve to get what we pay for. This is not the case with our current health care system. Americans are losing out and being burdened with greater amounts of debt. We must fix our broken system and put medicare and medicaid back on a sustainable path!
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 14
As projected outlays for programs such as medicare and medicaid continue to rise, projected revenues are set to level out over the next few years. We cannot continue this trend of ineffective spending if we want to
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 14
Medicare and medicaid outlays surpass many other mandatory programs. We need bipartisan support to resolve inefficiencies in these systems and
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 13
Want to make a difference and advocate for fiscal responsibility, but aren't sure how? Use our "Chart Talks" pdf to inform your friends and family on the importance of fiscal responsibility:
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Concord News Radio Apr 12
Chase is joined on the show by economist Diane Lim and Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby. They discuss the latest Congressional Budget Office projections, economic growth, tax reform and more.
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 13
One of the biggest problems medicare faces is the rising costs of prescription drugs. The GAO put out a report detailing how perscription prices account for a large portion of the medicare expenses and how officials can help to resolve the problem:
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 13
The U.S. health care system accounts for almost one-fifth of the economy and costs continue to grow quicker than the economy can keep up with. We need to slow down costs and
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Diane Lim Apr 12
I did a podcast w/ my former boss Bob Bixby, for this week: Trillions and Trillions
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 12
Medicare and Medicaid's combined projected growth is the single largest threat to a stable future. If we wish to have a more stable fiscal future, we must revisit the problems that lay within these systems and
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Chase Hagaman Apr 12
. got its press release on the CBO's most recent budget projections picked up by "...the most alarming budget outlook in our nation’s history." Excellent. Check it out by clicking below.
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TheConcord Coalition Apr 12
to when medicare outlays were less than 2% of GDP
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