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    Welfare Reform

    Committee members heard testimony on ways to improve the welfare system in America.

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    Welfare Reform

    Committee members heard testimony on ways to improve the welfare system in America.

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    Clinton Admn. Civil Rights Policies

    The participants examined the Clinton Administration’s civil rights record and released a report that also makes policy recommendations to the President and Congress. The…

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    Impact of Balanced Budget on Families

    Families USA and other advocacy groups talked about a report outlining the possible impact of tax cuts and a balanced budget amendment, two key components of the Republican “Contract…

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    Social Security Earnings Limit

    Committee members heard testimony from government officials, industy association representatives, and policy analysts on the provisions of the Senior Citizens Equity Act, part of the…

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    Following a forum conducted by President and Mrs. Clinton in the White House, physicians who helped develop and now support President Clinton’s health care proposal answered…

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    Overview of Racial and Ethnic Tensions

    Commisson members discussed instances of racial and ethnic tensions in the United States. Later, they discussed solutions to ethnic and racial problems.

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    Creating Partnerships in Aging

    Dr. Berry, U.S. Commissioner on Aging, addressed the annual convention of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging on the need for the elderly to work both as individuals and…

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    Articulating a Vision for the Future

    Generations United, a coalition of over 120 groups interested in increasing access to health care for all ages of Americans, sponsored a conference entitled, “Beyond Medicaid:…

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    Social Security Retirement Test

    The subcommittee heard testimony on Social Security earnings limitations. Currently, seniors earning an income of a particular amount must forfeit part or all of their Social Security…

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    Older Americans Act Reauthorization

    The committee heard testimony on the 1965 Older Americans Act, which is scheduled to be considered for reauthorization this year. The Older Americans Act covered a range of social…

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    Eisenhower and Civil Rights

    The panelists discussed the legacy of Eisenhower on civil rights.

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    Medicare Catastrophic Protection Act

    Proposals were reviewed to revise duplicate coverage provisions of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988. Many senior citizens have complained of having unnecessary expenses…

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    Family Support Act Oversight

    An oversight hearing was held on the Family Support Act of 1988.

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    Meeting of Former Health Secretaries

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    Voter Registration

    The committee concludes hearings to establish national standards for voter registration for federal elections.

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    Veterans Administration to Cabinet Rank

    Previous hearings concerning S. 533, which would raise the Veterans' Administration to Cabinet level, suggest there is little to be gained from elevating the VA. However, this has not…

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