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  • Budget and Entitlement Programs
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    Budget and Entitlement Programs

    Participants talked about budget issues and entitlement reform. Among the topics he addressed were Social Security solvency, budget deficits, and budget predictions. Following their remarks…

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  • Entitlements Future
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    Entitlements Future

    Senator Kerrey, who co-chaired a congressional commission on entitlement reform, spoke about the future of federal entitlement programs, such as Social Security and Medicare. He stressed…

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  • Economic Patriot Dinner
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    Economic Patriot Dinner

    The Concord Coalition honored Senators Simpson and Kerrey at their annual Economic Patriot Dinner. In their remarks, they talked about their efforts to control spending through reforming…

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  • Social Security Reforms
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    Social Security Reforms

    Senators Kerrey and Simpson talked to reporters about a new proposal to ensure that the Social Security system remains solvent well into the next century as the large postwar generation…

  • Entitlement Spending and Local Budgets
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    Entitlement Spending and Local Budgets

    Senators Gregg and Kerrey spoke about entitlements and the federal budget.

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  • Entitlement Reform
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    Entitlement Reform

    Senator Kerrey spoke about entitlement reform. He is the chairman of the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform.

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    Senators Kerrey and Danforth held a news conference after the final session of the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform. The Senators talked about the accomplishments and…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    This was the last hearing of the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement. The goal of the commission was to recommend ways to help control entitlement spending. Some approaches include cutting…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    Senators Kerrey and Danforth emphasized the importance of the commission’s findings, even though the problems will occur 30 to 40 years in the future. They claimed that their program solves…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    Commission members discussed the specifics of Senator Kerrey’s and Senator Danforth’s plan to reform entitlement and Social Security programs in order to maintain solvency and decrease the…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    Commission members heard testimony from representatvies of several groups concerning procedures for reforming entitlement programs and the tax structure.

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    Commission members heard testimony from five different panels composed of state and local government officials, and representatives of veterans, military and civil service retirees, and the…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform Interim Report
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform Interim Report

    Senators Kerrey and Danforth spoke briefly about the commission’s report, which it had just passed on to the president by a 31 to 1 vote. They then took questions from the press.

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform Interim Report
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform Interim Report

    In its fourth meeting, the members discussed the magnitude of entitlement-related problems as projected into the 21st Century. They voted on the contents of their interim report which will…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    In the second session of the President’s Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform, members disussed the long-term fiscal issues facing future generations of America.

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  • Entitlements and Tax Reform
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    Entitlements and Tax Reform

    Senator Kerrey took viewer questions concerning the economic consequences of increased entitlement spending. The president’s health care reform plan, which Senator Kerrey supports, would…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    The focus of the first session of the commission was the many long-term fiscal issues facing U.S. citizens. Commission members were appointed by President Clinton and Democratic and…

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  • Entitlement Reform Commission Announcement
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    Entitlement Reform Commission Announcement

    The president announced to the media that Senator Kerrey will chair a bipartisan Commission on Entitlement Reform. The commission will report its recommendations directly to the president’s Council of…

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