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  • Hearing on Coronavirus Pandemic Impact on Social Security Beneficiaries
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    Hearing on Coronavirus Pandemic Impact on Social Security Beneficiaries

    The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security held a virtual hearing to examine the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Social Security. Witnesses talked about Social Security…

    617 views
  • Washington Journal Max Richtman Discusses the Future of Social Security  Medicare
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    Max Richtman on Social Security and Medicare

    Max Richtman talked about the future of Social Security and Medicare following the release of President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget.

    1,791 views
  • Social Security and Women
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    Social Security and Women

    Seniors' and women’s organizations examined the challenges facing America’s elderly women and offered proposals to modernize benefits. They focused on a report which found that the poverty…

    224 views
  • Future of Social Security and Medicare
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    Future of Social Security and Medicare

    Max Richtman talked about the future of Social Security and Medicare, especially in light of the failure of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to reach an agreement, and he responded…

    1,390 views
  • Federal Debt and Social Security and Medicare Cuts
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    Federal Debt and Social Security and Medicare Cuts

    Max Richtman talked about proposed Social Security and Medicare cuts as part of various ways to cut the budget deficit and national debt. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

    1,647 views
  • Federal Assistance to Older Americans
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    Federal Assistance to Older Americans

    Witnesses testified about ways to reshape and modernize aging services, including meals, rides and care-giving programs, through the re-authorization of the Older Americans Act.

    857 views
  • Maintaining Social Security
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    Maintaining Social Security

    Participants spoke to reporters about the importance of Social Security, their opposition to any changes in the system, and the system’s contribution to disabled and surviving spouses.…

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  • Prescription Drug Costs
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    Prescription Drug Costs

    Witnesses testified about the rising costs of prescription drugs, the percentage of health care spending on new drugs, and the degree to which new technologies and the health care industry…

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  • Prescription Drugs Benefits for Seniors
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    Prescription Drugs Benefits for Seniors

    After a news conference with President Clinton, Democratic leaders and others spoke to reporters about proposed health care legislation that would provide prescription drug benefits as part…

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  • Medicare Issues
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    Medicare Issues

    After meeting with President Clinton, senior citizens addressed the media and fielded their questions. They encouraged Washington politicians to reform the prescription drug industry in…

    47 views
  • Wisconsin Senate Campaign
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    Wisconsin Senate Campaign

    Selected segments from the candidates in the Wisconsin Senate race were shown.

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  • Nursing Home Care Quality
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    Nursing Home Care Quality

    After today’s White House briefings, representatives of nursing home residents talked with reporters about President Clinton’s initiative to improve the safety and health care in nursing…

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  • Social Programs and Domestic Priorities
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    Social Programs and Domestic Priorities

    Senator Wyden and Rep. Frank hosted a forum which compared the costs of social and military programs. Budget, labor, education and health policy specialists participated. A major topic was…

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  • Social Security Privatization
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    Social Security Privatization

    Participants discussed the issue of whether the Social Security pension system should be privatized or reformed from within. They examined the consequences of privatization, especially the…

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  • Tax Reform and Entitlements
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    Tax Reform and Entitlements

    Mr. Richtmun discussed the announcement by the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement Reform proposing possible cuts in Social Security and Medicare. He is a lobbyist opposed to such cuts.

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  • Health Care Reform Panel One
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    Health Care Reform Panel One

    The President’s Task Force on National Health Care Reform took testimony from representatives of senior citizens groups and health care consumer groups in the first panel of its first…

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  • Social Security Issues
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    Social Security Issues

    This is the second part of a conference called, “Social Security: The Inter-Generational Compact.” Committee members focused on the treatment of Social Security trust funds in the federal budget,…

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