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Learn more about how the nation’s fiscal and economic challenges -- and possible solutions -- impact current and future generations.

Facing the Future The Concord Coalition

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Learn more about how the nation’s fiscal and economic challenges -- and possible solutions -- impact current and future generations.

    Relief for the Vulnerable and Biden's First Budget

    Relief for the Vulnerable and Biden's First Budget

    Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director, Bob Bixby, Policy Director, Tori Gorman, and Phil Sletten, senior policy analyst at the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute. They discuss how the most vulnerable populations in New Hampshire have been impacted by the pandemic, why the first budget of a new presidential administration is important and the latest on the congressional appropriations process, COVID-19 relief and economic data.

    • 44 min
    Involuntary Exit: COVID's Impact on Working Moms

    Involuntary Exit: COVID's Impact on Working Moms

    On the latest Facing the Future, I was joined by Concord Coalition Executive Director, Bob Bixby, Policy Director, Tori Gorman, economist Diane Lim and journalist and podcast host Katherine Goldstein. We discussed multiple-job holders in the labor force and their impact on the economy, with a focus on women and mothers in the workforce and how they are being affected by the pandemic.

    • 44 min
    Remembering Rudman & Dealmaking in Divided Government

    Remembering Rudman & Dealmaking in Divided Government

    Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director, Bob Bixby, Policy Director, Tori Gorman, Jon Lieber, managing director at the Eurasia Group, and attorney Brad Cook. They discuss the leadership and legacy of the late U.S. Senator for New Hampshire, Warren B. Rudman, on the fortieth anniversary of his first campaign for the Senate, as well as the process and implications of policymaking in a potentially-divided federal government.

    • 45 min
    The Next Four Years: Challenges and Opportunities

    The Next Four Years: Challenges and Opportunities

    Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director, Bob Bixby, and Policy Director, Tori Gorman. They discuss the fiscal and economic challenges facing the President and Congress over the next four years as well as action-forcing events on fiscal policy.

    • 44 min
    Pro-Growth Workforce Training, Federal R&D

    Pro-Growth Workforce Training, Federal R&D

    Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director, Bob Bixby, Urban Institute Fellow, Bob Lerman, and Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. They discuss how workforce investment and training and federal research and development can improve workforce productivity and long-term economic growth.

    • 45 min
    Pro-Growth, Legal Immigration

    Pro-Growth, Legal Immigration

    Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director, Bob Bixby, Concord’s Policy Director, Tori Gorman, and Dr. Doug Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum and former Congressional Budget Office director. They discuss how legal immigration reform fits into the long-term economic growth conversation, as well as how the pandemic has impacted the economy and the nation's fiscal health.

    • 45 min

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