Facing the Future

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Money, Campaigns and Fiscal Reform

March 20th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by professor Lawrence Lessig and attorney Jim Merrill. They discuss political process reform, like campaign finance and ranked-choice voting, and what the election process is like for presidential candidates and voters during the New Hampshire Primary.

Trump’s Budget: Rosy or Realistic?

March 13th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby and economist Diane Lim for the next "Economist Mom" segment. They discuss President Trump's fiscal year 2020 budget proposal.

An Academic Perspective

March 6th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Wayne Lesperance, vice president of academic affairs and professor at New England College, and Stephan Unger, a professor of economics and business at Saint Anselm College. They discuss what issues matter to younger Americans, the importance of political and civic engagement by college students, the New Hampshire Primary, the fiscal policy of other nations and more.

Tax Refunds, Health Spending and the Debt Limit

February 27th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Policy Director Josh Gordon, Executive Director Bob Bixby and economist Diane Lim. They discuss recent trends in health care costs and then jump into the next "Economist Mom" segment to talk taxes and the pending debt limit.

On the Trail

February 20th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by political correspondent Paul Steinhauser and Concord Coalition New Hampshire State Director Tyler Sweeney. They discuss the candidates running for president in 2020 and the New Hampshire primary.

Congress, Get Woke on Immigration

February 13th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby and economist Diane Lim for the next "Economist Mom" segment. They discuss immigration and demographics, as well as their impact on the economy, workforce and fiscal policy.

Missing: Concern for Fiscal Policy Issues

February 6th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby, as well as campaign veteran, policy advocate and digital marketing consultant Jeff McLean. They discuss President Trump's State of the Union address, campaign finance reform, national fiscal policy and how technology is changing personal finance.

Shutdown Ends, Bad Fiscal Policy Continues

January 30th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby and economist Diane Lim for the next "Economist Mom" segment. They discuss the end of the government shutdown and the recently released Congressional Budget Office 10-year budget outlook. Concord's National Field Director Phil Smith also made a cameo to provide an update on grassroots efforts throughout the country.

One Month, and Counting

January 23rd, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby and economist Brian Gottlob. They discuss the ongoing, partial government shutdown, immigration, population growth trends, national and New Hampshire demographics, as well as budget deficits and tax cuts.

State of the (Fiscal) Union

January 16th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby and economist Diane Lim for the first "Economist Mom" segment of the new year. They discuss the partial government shutdown, now the nation's longest ever, and the "State of the (Fiscal) Union."