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    Proposed Changes to Social Security Benefits

    The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security held a hearing on proposed changes to Social Security future benefits and the impact those changes would have on the program, future…

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    Recession and Older Americans

    Witnesses testified about the impact of recession on older Americans, including the impact of Social Security payments, rising health care costs, and difficulties finding a job.

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    Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC) Oversight

    Chairman Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) Panel One
    Joshua Gotbaum, director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
    Panel Two
    Barbara D. Bovbjerg, managing director, Education, Workforce,…

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    Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

    A hearing was held on the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), which provides basic pension benefits to workers if an employer is unable to pay those benefits. In 2007 it was…

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    Sustainability of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

    The Senate Special Aging Committee held a hearing on the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), the government agency that provides retirement benefits when employers' default on…

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    Social Security Field Offices

    A hearing examined the inadequacies among a number of key services to the public at Social Security Administration (SSA) field offices resulting from reductions in staff and growth in…

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    Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

    Witnesses testified about the first year of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit, problems encountered in implementing the program, public perceptions of the process associated with…

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