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    New Report on the Future of Social Security and Medicare

    A new report released this week projects that Social Security and Medicare will run out of funds earlier…

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    The Federal Bureaucracy

    The federal bureaucracy, encompassing millions of employees and hundreds of agencies, departments, and…

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    President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society Initiatives

    In his 1965 State of the Union address, President Johnson called on Americans to continue on the “road…

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    LBJ's Great Society and War on Poverty

    Robert Woodson and Michael Lind talked about President Lyndon Johnson’s goal of promoting equality and…

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    Rep. Welch (D-VT) on the Trump Administration Request for Courts to Invalidate the ACA

    Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) talked about the Trump Justice Department's request that courts…

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    Omnibus Housing Act of 1965

    Kent Watkins talked about the Omnibus Housing Act of 1965 signed by President Lyndon Johnson. The act…

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    President Johnson: 1965 State of the Union Address

    In his second State of the Union address, President Johnson called on Americans to continue on the…

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    Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Ulrich Boser and Darleen Opfer talked about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. They…

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    Canada's Health Care System

    Dr. Danielle Martin, Canadian doctor and health care administrator, explained the healthcare system in…

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    Block Grants

    BLOCK GRANTS are provided by the federal government to support collections of general programs…

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    Categorical Grants

    CATEGORICAL GRANTS are the primary source of federal aid to states and are provided for specific…

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    Federal Grants

    Federal grants are funding provided to state and local governments by the federal government toward a…

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    What are Entitlements?

    Melissa Boteach, Vice President, Center for American Progress, Poverty to Prosperity Program and James…

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    Early History of Public Housing

    Author Ben Austen talks about the early history of public housing in inner cities across America,…

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    What are Entitlements?

    Melissa Boteach, Vice President, Center for American Progress, Poverty to Prosperity Program and James…

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    The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)- Oversight

    Mark Wolfe talks about how the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is managed.

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    The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - Asset Tests

    Mark Wolfe talks about asset tests and their relevance for qualifying for LIHEAP support.

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    Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    Mark Wolfe, Executive Director, National Energy Assistance Directors Assn., explains what this program…

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    Origin of Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    Mark Wolfe talks about the origin of LIHEAP and the people who are focused on within the scope of the…

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    Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    The LIHEAP Program assists low income households with energy costs. LIHEAP offers programs that keep…

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    How Are Your Tax Dollars Being Spent on Federal Social Programs?

    As Congress prepares the national budget, they must consider programs that fall within the scope of its…

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    Universal Service Fund

    The Universal Service Fund was initially created to provide phone service to people in rural areas of…

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    Lifeline Program

    Edward Wyatt explains the purpose of this program under the Universal Service Fund and the controversy…

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    The E-Rate Program

    Edward Wyatt explains how this program operates under the Universal Service Fund.

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    High Cost Fund

    Edward Wyatt talked about how this program operates as a service to rural areas under the Universal…

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    Universal Service Fund Overview

    Edward Wyatt provides an overview of this program and explains how it is funded.

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    The WIC Program

    Public Policy Professor Douglas Besharov, University of MD, talked about the Special Supplemental…

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    WIC: Funds and Food

    Douglas Besharov talked about the process of receiving funds and how to purchase food.

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    The Head Start Program

    Olivia Golden talked about the services provided to families in this program.

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    Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program

    LaDonna Pavetti talked about the parameters of the program and the distribution of funds.

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    Increasing Social Security Taxes

    Lisa Ekman discussed her views on how to address the issue of Social Security sustainability. She…

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    Reducing Social Security Benefits

    Michael Tanner explained a proposal to reduce the funding shortfall in the Social Security program. He…

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    Fixing Social Security Through Economic Growth

    Charles Blahous and Robert Reischauer talked about Senator Marco Rubio's (R-FL) idea of fixing Social…

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    Supplemental Security Income Program

    Professor Edward Berkowitz spoke about the history and policy of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI),…

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    Increasing the Age for Social Security Benefits

    Michael Tanner talked about the idea of increasing the age that citizens can receive Social Security…

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    The Social Security Payroll Tax Cap

    Charles Blahous and Robert Reischauer talked about the idea of raising or eliminating the Social…

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    Solutions and Obstacles to Fixing Social Security

    Charles Blahous talked about ways to fix the issues with Social Security. Robert Reischauer discussed…

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    The Current Status of Social Security

    Robert Reischauer talked about the current status of the Social Security program and some of the issues…

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    How Social Security is Funded

    Michael Tanner explained how the funding for the Social Security program works. He discussed some of the…

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    Medicare and Medicaid Acts of 1965

    Tom Scully talked about the Medicare and Medicaid Acts of 1965.

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    The History of Federal Entitlement Programs in the U.S.

    Hoover Institution Senior Fellow and former Deputy at Office of Management and Budget John Cogan…

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    Entitlement Programs and the National Budget

    John Cogan talks about the percentage of the national budget that pays for entitlement programs and the…

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    Events Leading to Entitlement Programs

    John Cogan explains how a coal mining disaster in WV led to the enactment of an entitlement program for…

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    Presidential Entitlement Programs

    Examples of entitlements under Presidents Nixon, Johnson and G.W. Bush are discussed.

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    Entitlement Programs and Politics

    After viewing videos of elected officials commenting on the topic, John Cogan talked about the…

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    Evolution of Entitlement Programs and Politics

    John Cogan explains how these programs have changed over time and contribute to problems today.

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    FDR and Entitlement Programs

    John Cogan talked about FDR's actions on entitlement programs beginning in 1933.

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    What is an Entitlement?

    John Cogan explains the various meanings of entitlements and how these programs have evolved over time.

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    Poverty and Childhood Hunger in the U.S.

    Lucy Melcher from the organization, No Kid Hungry, discussed a recent report on poverty and childhood…

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    How the Federal Government Spends Your Taxes

    Chuck Marr of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities discussed how the federal government spends…

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    Mortgage Interest Deduction

    Christopher Salavati talked about his analysis of the mortgage interest deduction, how it benefits high…

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    Food Stamp Program

    Alan Bjerga talked about the effectiveness and cost of the food stamp program (Supplemental Nutrition…

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    National Flood Insurance Program

    Robert Hartwig discusses how this program works among homeowners, insurance companies and the federal…

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    American Military Welfare Programs

    Jennifer Mittelstadt talked about the rise of welfare programs for American veterans, especially in the…

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    The Townsend Plan and Social Security

    Craig Hendricks talked about Francis Townsend, a Long Beach resident who proposed federal assistance for…

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    Social Security

    A 1952 film produced by the U.S. government that explains how the Social Security system works.

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    Factors Contributing to the Federal Deficit

    Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) on the effects of Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and defense…

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