14Jan 14, 2002
Budget and Entitlement Programs
Participants talked about budget issues and entitlement reform. Among the topics he addressed were Social Security solvency, budget deficits, and budget predictions. Following their ...
29Mar 12, 2001
Participants talked with reporters about saving federal dollars for the future through budget policy, tax cuts, and disciplined use of the federal budget surplus. Among the issues they ...
9Apr 3, 1997
Role of Savings in Economic Outlook
Several Concord Coalition officials discussed the importance of personal savings in long-term forecasts of the U.S. economy and offered ideas on policies to increase savings rates. They also ...
15Nov 20, 1996
Economic Patriot Dinner
The Concord Coalition honored Senators Simpson and Kerrey at their annual Economic Patriot Dinner. In their remarks, they talked about their efforts to control spending through reforming ...
22Apr 10, 1996
Mr. Rudman and Mr. Stiglitz talked about the impact of budget deficits on economic growth and economic anxiety. They also took questions from the audience.
18Nov 2, 1995
Economic Awards Dinner
Chairman Greenspan was presented with the Economic Patriot Award, following which he talked about federal budget and deficit issues. After prepared remarks by several speakers, questions from ...
18Aug 11, 1995
United We Stand America Day 1 Part 2
Legislators, other political leaders and various experts talked about issues facing the United States as the next century begins. Professor Koltikoff spoke about the budget deficit’s ...
87Dec 14, 1994
Entitlement and Tax Reform
This was the last hearing of the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement. The goal of the commission was to recommend ways to help control entitlement spending. Some approaches include ...
12Nov 18, 1994
Growing Entitlement Burden
Mr. Peterson spoke about the relationship between entitlements, the growing national debt and the U.S. economy. He argued that current U.S. society is leaving a crushing debt and tax ...
22Apr 6, 1994
Concord Coalition Opening Remarks
The Concord Coalition is a bipartisan organization that focuses on eliminating the federal budget deficit through educating and organizing the public. The group was founded in 1992 by former ...
20Apr 6, 1994
The Politics of Deficit Reduction
Participants discussed the politics of deficit reduction and entitlement reform. The difficulties with changing Congress were addressed and the solution was felt to be grassroots ...
21Dec 13, 1993
Federal Entitlements and Retirement Programs
Following brief remarks on retirement programs, primarily Social Security, the panelists took questions from the audience.
17Apr 13, 1993
Deficit Reduction and Economic Growth
Mr. Volcker delivered the keynote address, discussing the goals, principles, and elements of a balanced budget plan which would create long-term growth for the U.S. Following his speech, he ...
18Sep 14, 1992
Creation of the Concord Coalition
Fmr. Sen. Tsongas and Sen. Rudman participated in a news conference in New York City to announce the release of a report on the economy by the Concord Coalition, a new grass-roots ...