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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

    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

    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

    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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    Senate Proceedings

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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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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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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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    Senate Session

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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

    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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    Senate Session

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    Health Care Reform

    Senator Danforth discussed the Mitchell health care reform compromise and the Senate floor debate on the plan. Senator Danforth represents one of approximately 12 “centrist” senators who…

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    Health Care Reform

    Members of the bipartisan group of senators attempting to find a compromise to the health care reform legislation, spoke with reporters following the release of Senator Mitchell’s compromise…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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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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    Senate Session

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