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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 5h
Why isnt our budget process working? How can we restore the trust of the American people when it comes to fiscal issues? Find out here:
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TheConcord Coalition 7h
If you add up all of the borrowing the U.S. government has done over time you get the national debt, technically called the "gross debt." Today, our national debt is $20,529,210,216,668!
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TheConcord Coalition 12h
.: House Tax Plan Won't Generate Enough Growth to Pay for Itself via
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 20
Unfortunately, both the House and Senate tax bills would actually make things worse, with a bad legislative process leading to bad fiscal and economic policy -->
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 20
"Tax Cuts Don't Pay For Themselves" was one of the 25 lessons learned we've shared this year to mark our 25th anniversary.
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 20
Deficits are projected to grow from $666 billion this year to $1.5 trillion in 2027. Meanwhile, the debt is projected to grow by $10 trillion over the next decade. The numbers simply don’t add up.
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 20
Concord Executive Director Bob Bixby: As for the idea that tax cuts pay for themselves, there is no evidence or credible economic theory to back this up. It is merely wishful thinking.
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 19
This debt growth will damage the economy, undermine our standard of living, and leave our children and future generations worse off. Procrastination only makes the problems more difficult to address. The sooner we deal with them, the better.
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 18
Unfortunately, the proposed tax overhaul legislation now under consideration on Capitol Hill would fall far short of true reform.
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 17
When Americans are given non-partisan, straightforward info about our nation's fiscal future, they understand the need for trade-offs. That's why we work around the country to educate, engage and empower citizens to take action. Join us --->
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 17
Proposed Tax Legislation Falls Short of Needed Reform by Concord Executive Director Bob Bixby -->
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 17
CONGRESS: Tax reform should GROW the economy. NOT the debt -->
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 17
What impact does the federal budget have on our economic growth?
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 16
Concord Coalition Board Member Robert Rubin: The deficit-funded tax cuts advancing through Congress are a fiscal tragedy for which our country will pay a huge price over time.
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National Press Fndn Nov 14
How is the federal budget created? Bob Bixby of explains:
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 16
Concord Coalition Robert E. Rubin shares the proposed tax plan's top 5 problems in a guest piece for the . Read more here:
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 16
We're celebrating our 25th anniversary all year long! To mark this occasion, we've been sharing top lessons learned in the past 25 years. Catch up on the ones we've shared so far -->
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 15
There are responsible ways to reduce entitlement costs without unduly burdening beneficiaries -->
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TheConcord Coalition Nov 15
Medicare & Social Security are the largest programs in the federal budget, comprising nearly half of all non-interest spending. They are also the fastest growing:
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