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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."

Playing by the Rules

January 9th, 2019

Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby as well as attorney, financial advisor and professor Alex Talcott. They discuss the partial government shutdown, recent changes in Congress, differences between personal and government finance and more.

Best of 2018: Investing in Our Future

January 2nd, 2019

Facing the Future continues its two-week "best of" series through the holidays. Segments from past programs are played this week, which feature Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Senior Vice President Marc Goldwein and Bipartisan Policy Center Director of Economic Policy Shai Akabas. The theme of this program is policy experts sharing their perspective on investing in the nation's future as we look forward to the New Year and beyond.

Best of 2018: Former Congressmen Share Insights

December 26th, 2018

Facing the Future kicks off a two-week "best of" series through the holidays. Segments from past programs are played this week, which feature Governor John Kasich and former Congressmen Tim Penny and Chris Shays. The theme of this program is former members of Congress providing insight on where fiscal policy has been and where it needs to go.

Economist Mom: Are You Scrooge or Santa?

December 19th, 2018

Chase is joined on the show by economist Diane Lim and Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby for the next Economist Mom segment, where they discuss the CBO's recent report on options to reduce the federal deficit -- with a holiday theme. Phil Sletten, a New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute policy analyst, also joined the program to discuss state budget policy and potential fiscal challenges in the upcoming legislative session.

New Lawmaker, Ex-GOP Chair: Prioritize Fiscal Policy

December 12th, 2018

Chase is joined on the show by Democratic Congressman-Elect Chris Pappas and former New Hampshire Republican Party Chair Jennifer Horn. They discuss Pappas' policy priorities as he takes office representing the state's First Congressional District and Horn's perspective on challenges facing the Republican party, the current political climate and the need for more bipartisan policy efforts.

Economist Mom: The Psychology of Deficit Reduction

December 5th, 2018

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 psychology of deficit reduction and fiscal policy.

Remembering McCain, a Straight-Talking Hero

November 28th, 2018

Chase is joined on the show by New Hampshire businessman and Republican National Committeeman Steve Duprey and Concord Coalition State Director Tyler Sweeney. They discuss the late Senator John McCain's legacy, midterm election results, the 2020 Primary and making fiscal policy relatable.