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  • Americas Pensions
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    America's Pensions

    Witnesses testified regarding the security and solvency of private pension funds in America. Senators expressed concern that that the federal government would be forced to pay if the…

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  • Fraud and Abuse in Federal Programs
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    Fraud and Abuse in Federal Programs

    Witnesses testified about various government programs and measures to prevent fraud, waste and abuse. They also talked about ways to modernize programs to ensure greater fiscal…

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  • Misuse of Social Security Numbers
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    Misuse of Social Security Numbers

    Witnesses testified about the use and misuse of social security numbers and proposed legislation to prevent identity theft.

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  • Report on Social Security
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    Report on Social Security

    Mr. Walker and Ms. Bovbjerg testified about several models for reforming the Social Security System and a recent report on long-term funding for the system. The report examined a presidential…

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  • Social Security Reform
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    Social Security Reform

    Witnesses testified about the implications of various Social Security reform options on the federal budget and detailed the trade-offs to be considered with each option.

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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…

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  • Impact of Raising the Retirement Age
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    Impact of Raising the Retirement Age

    The committee heard testimony from experts on how the increase in retirement age will affect the Social Security system, workers and employers. Increasing the retirement age would prolong…

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  • Social Security Trust Fund Solvency
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    Social Security Trust Fund Solvency

    Social Security Task Force members heard testimony from Chairman Greenspan and two Government Accounting Office on the future status of the Social Security system. They testified about the…

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