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  • Stephen Goss Testifies on Social Security Solvency
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    Social Security Solvency

    Stephen Goss, the chief actuary at the Social Security Administration, testified on the solvency of the program before the House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee. He talked about the…

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  • Hearing Focuses on Social Security Numbers Loss and Theft Prevention
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    Social Security Numbers Loss and Theft Prevention

    The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security convened a hearing to examine the dangers of identity theft or losing one’s Social Security number. Notable witnesses included…

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  • Lawmakers Consider Social Security Disability Benefit Eligibility
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    Social Security Disability Benefit Eligibility

    The Social Security Administration’s acting chief of staff as well as several career disability claims professionals testified at a hearing on issues of Social Security disability benefits…

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  • Hearing Focuses on Status of Social Security Trust Funds
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    Social Security Trust Funds

    Stephen Goss testified at a hearing on the status and solvency of the Social Security Trust Fund. Topics included potential solutions for staving off the funds' depletion.

    795 views
  • Steve Goss Testifies on the 2016 Social Security Board of Trustees Report
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    Social Security 2016 Annual Report

    Stephen Goss testified before a House subcommittee on the fiscal state of Social Security and the findings in the most recent Social Security trustees report. He told committee members the…

    510 views
  • Social Security Annual Report
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    Social Security Annual Report

    Social Security trustees testified on their board’s 2012 annual report. They said Congress needed to pass legislation shoring up trust fund finances sometime in the next five years. The…

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  • Social Security Disability Insurance Program Assessment
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    Social Security Disability Insurance Program Assessment

    Witnesses talked about the Social Security Disability Insurance program and drivers of the cost of the program.

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  • Role of Social Security Administrative Law Judges
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    Role of Social Security Administrative Law Judges

    Witnesses testified about the productivity of Social Security judges and their ability to close out cases in a timely manner. In 2010, one-fourth of these judges did not meet the minimum…

    996 views
  • Proposed Changes to Social Security Benefits
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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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  • Financial State of Medicare
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    Financial State of Medicare

    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Charles Blahous and Robert Reischauer testified on the financial state of Medicare. They blamed the economy for the worsening financial state of the…

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  • Social Security
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    Social Security

    Republican House Ways and Means Committee members spoke to reporters about a compromise proposal to create private investment accounts for workers. They also answered questions from the…

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  • Future of Social Security
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    Future of Social Security

    Witnesses testified to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee about the potential impact of increased life expectancy on the Social Security system. They discussed possible solutions including…

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  • Identity Theft Day 1
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    Identity Theft Day 1

    Witnesses testified about the increase of fraudulent activity and identity theft through the illegal use of Social Security numbers. A Maryland couple testified about their own experience with…

    56 views
  • Social Security Earnings Limit
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    Social Security Earnings Limit

    Republican leaders spoke to reporters about a unanimous vote in the House to repeal a Social Security earnings limit, allowing senior citizens to remain in the workforce if they chose to do…

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  • Social Security Earnings Limit
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    Social Security Earnings Limit

    Members of Congress held a bipartisan news conference to talk about legislation to eliminate the earnings limit on Social Security recipients between the ages of 65 and 70. The legislation…

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  • Social Security Legislation
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    Social Security Legislation

    Witnesses testified about President Clinton’s Social security plan. Among the issues they discussed were using budget surpluses to strengthen the system, Medicare reform, and ensuring the…

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