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    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…

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    Budget Issues

    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Budget Deficits

    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.

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    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,…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Federal Entitlements and Retirement Programs

    Following brief remarks on retirement programs, primarily Social Security, the panelists took questions from the audience.

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    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…

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    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…

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