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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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TheConcord Coalition 18h
If federal spending continues on the same path, the federal deficit will reach $973 billion by 2019, and a staggering $1,527 billion by 2028.
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TheConcord Coalition 24h
Health services and account for the highest components of US .
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 13
The  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 Oct 13
Principles & Priorities is an interactive exercise in which participants learn how difficult it is to the federal . Constituents working in groups of five to ten, review current policies and suggest their
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 12
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 Oct 12
benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent next year, the federal government announced yesterday. The increase, which is tied to the government’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), is the highest in seven years.
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 12
: As currently structured, is on an unsustainable path and already pays out more in benefits than it collects in payroll
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 11
Older say they want what is best for their children and grandchildren, so why are our federal policies not reflecting that? must demand that elected officials put the on a more responsible trajectory.
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 11
Balancing the federal can be a difficult task. Try out our exercise that will help you understand the difficult trade-offs that are necessary to reducing our .
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 10
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 Oct 9
“It is totally irresponsible that nobody is focusing on the debt, because it is our biggest problem,” - former Congressman Chris Shays.
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 9
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 Oct 9
“People are arguing about spending bills and they do involve a lot of money and they are important, but the stealth spending spree ... often goes overlooked,” says Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby.
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Diane Lim Oct 9
May have to discuss on podcast with and Bob Bixby today: are interest rates starting to move (more obviously) with deficits again?
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 8
81 percent of the survey respondents thought fiscal policy “should reduce the federal deficit’s share of GDP when compared with the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO’s) baseline.”
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 8
The Highway Trust Fund provides the financing structure for federal investment in projects. It consists of two accounts. Learn more about its inner workings today!
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 8
is currently on a downward spiral if reform is not taken seriously. If you are 51 years old or younger, you are paying into a system that will be insolvent by the year you are eligible to begin receiving full benefits.
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 7
This is our most up to date figure of the U.S.
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 7
Americans must demand that their elected officials in Washington pursue reforms that can put the federal budget on a more sustainable trajectory. This will require sacrifices. But without this our children will be penalized by lost opportunities.
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TheConcord Coalition Oct 6
Long-term economic stagnation cannot support sufficient retirement payments, good healthcare, and all the other benefits we would like. And it cannot support the economic opportunities for younger Americans to live as well as their parents' generation.
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