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    Unemployment and Job Creation

    Ross Eisenbrey and Daniel Mitchell talked about unemployment in the U.S. and how to create private and public sector jobs. Topics included job training programs, Democratic and…

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    Immigration Reform and Citizenship, Part 1

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of immigration reform legislation in Congress. They both said they were hopeful a final…

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    Retirement and Social Security

    Panelists discussed the past, future, and current state of the Social Security system. They focused on various proposals to improve future solvency such as benefit cuts, raising the…

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    Retirement Security Issues

    Witnesses testified about the status of the Social Security program and other forms of retirement savings. They focused on reports that found that 27 percent of workers had less than…

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    U.S. Economy and the Deficit

    Tony Fratto and Ross Eisenbrey talked about the role and efficacy of government spending in the U.S. economy. Among the topics they addressed were the Obama administration stimulus…

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    The Economy and the 2006 Midterm Elections

    The guests talked about whether voter concerns about the economy will affect key House, Senate and gubernatorial elections on November 7. Topics included job losses in states with…

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    Federal Overtime Pay Rules

    Witnesses testified regarding changes in federal overtime pay regulations. Committee members and witnesses opposed the changes. Among the issues discussed were the number of…

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    Proposed Rule on Overtime Pay

    Witnesses testified regarding proposed changes to overtime regulations. Supporters of new regulations argued that the old regulations needed to be updated. They also claimed that…

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    Unemployment Insurance Benefits

    The guests talked about possible legislation to extend unemployment insurance benefits. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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