Facing the Future

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Fiscally Responsible Economic Growth

October 16th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby. They discuss Concord's new fiscally-responsible economic growth agenda, which concerns key topics like health care, workforce development, R&D investment, Social Security and immigration reform.

Missed Opportunity Costs

October 9th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby and Senior Advisor at the Penn Wharton Budget Model Diane Lim. They discuss missed opportunity costs created by a large-and-growing national debt, perennial budget deficits and interest on the debt.

Interactive Budgets

October 2nd, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute Policy Analyst Phil Sletten. They discuss interactive budget exercises, similarities and differences between state and federal budget processes and the impact federal policies can have on state budget decisions.

Reforming Health Care, Restoring Bipartisanship

September 25th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby, former Congressman and Ambassador Dick Swett and Wilson H. Taylor Resident Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy at the American Enterprise Institute Joe Antos. They discuss bipartisanship, political dysfunction, a new report on health care reform from AEI and the Brookings Institution and more.

Making Fiscal Policy More Real, Relatable

September 18th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby, Senior Policy Fellow in Economic Freedom at Americans for Prosperity Alison Acosta Winters and Senior Advisor at the Penn Wharton Budget Model, and Economist Mom, Diane Lim. They discuss the work of PWBM and AFP on economic and fiscal policy and determine that a new "Fiscal Wake-up Tour" is needed.

Boosting Productivity to Grow the Economy

September 11th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby and President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation Dr. Robert Atkinson. They discuss ITIF's recent plan calling for and outlining an increased commitment by the federal government to research and development.

Combating the Next Recession

September 4th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby and Senior Vice President at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Marc Goldwein. They discuss CRFB's recent proposal aimed at combating the next recession in a fiscally responsible manner.

New CBO Report Shows Bigger Deficits

August 28th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby. They discuss the Congressional Budget Office's updated, ten-year budget outlook and Bob provides an update on what is happening in Washington.

Fiscal Lookouts

August 21st, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition National Field Director Phil Smith and three of Concord's "Fiscal Lookouts" in Texas, Colorado and Minnesota. They discuss grassroots efforts in each state and their perspectives on federal fiscal policy.

Covering the Campaign and White House

August 14th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Policy Director Josh Gordon and Eli Stokols, a staff writer and White House reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Gordon discusses CBO's analysis of the impact various levels of federal debt could have on Gross National Product per capita, and Stokols shares what it is like being a journalist on the campaign trail and in the White House press pool.