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  • JacksonVanik Waiver for Trade with Vietnam
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    Jackson-Vanik Waiver for Trade with Vietnam

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  • Social Security Income Policy for Children
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    Social Security Income Policy for Children

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  • Social Security Trustees Report
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    Social Security Trustees Report

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the Social Security trustees' annual report which said that in 75 years, the Social Security System will be bankrupt. Ms. Chater encouraged Congress to…

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  • Social Security Generational Inequity
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    Social Security Generational Inequity

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the future of the Social Security system, specifically how it will treat future generations as compared to its current beneficiaries.

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  • AARP Tax Status
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    AARP Tax Status

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the AARP’s financial practices and lobbying efforts in order to determine if it still deserves government assistance and tax-exempt status as a…

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  • AARP Tax Status
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    AARP Tax Status

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the AARP’s financial practices and lobbying efforts in order to determine if it still deserves government assistance and tax-exempt status as an…

    43 views
  • Social Security Trust Fund
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    Social Security Trust Fund

    Committee mebmers heard testimony concerning the financial status of the Social Security trust fund.

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  • Savings and Pension Issues
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    Savings and Pension Issues

    A subcommittee of the Senate Finance Committee examined savings and pension plans. Senator Bill Bradley, a New Jersey Democrat, chairs the Senate Finance Deficits, Debt Management and Long-Term…

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  • Welfare Reform Proposal
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    Welfare Reform Proposal

    The subcommittee heard testimony on welfare reform, specifically on the issues confronting state and local officials who are charged with administering and paying for a share of welfare costs. It…

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  • Welfare Reform
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    Welfare Reform

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the future of welfare and a national welfare plan which would be modeled after a new welfare initiative in Wisconsin.

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    The subcommittee heard testimony from the head of the Environmental Protection Agency William Reilly and representatives of environmental organizations on the recently completed North American…

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  • Medical Specialties and Medicine
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    Medical Specialties and Medicine

    The subcommittee heard testimony on Medicare payment policies and how they affect physicians' decisions on what medical specialties they practice. The subcommittee sought to hear testimony…

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  • Executive Compensation
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    Executive Compensation

    The committee heard testimony on how high executive salaries and compensation packages affect the business community at large.

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  • Effect of Health Care Costs on the Economy
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    Effect of Health Care Costs on the Economy

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the strain of high health care and health insurance costs on the American economy. The subcommittee specifically sought to learn how American businesses…

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  • Medicare Regulations on Physician Payment
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    Medicare Regulations on Physician Payment

    The subcommittee heard testimony on new Medicare regulations being proposed by the Health Care Financing Administration. In 1989, Congress passed a law changing the method of physician reimbursement…

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  • Health Care for the Uninsured
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    Health Care for the Uninsured

    The Finance Subcommittee on Health for Families and the Uninsured met to investigate the problems facing doctors and hospitals who care for the uninsured.

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  • Opening Foreign Markets to US Trade
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    Opening Foreign Markets to U.S. Trade

    Witnesses testified about opening foreign markets to U.S. trade and breaking down trade barriers with emphasis on Japan. This hearing was held several hours before U.S. Trade Representative Carla…

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  • Public Confidence in Social Security Program
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    Public Confidence in Social Security Program

    Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy concluded hearings on S. 216, to establish the Social Security Administration as an independent executive branch agency headed by a…

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  • Social Security Notch Issues
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    Social Security Notch Issues

    The problem of the Social Security “notch” involves a discrepancy in retirement benefits depending on a recipient’s year of birth. Those born between 1917 and 1921 who retire after age 62 receive lower…

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  • Long Term Health Care Financing
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    Long Term Health Care Financing

    The subcommittee hears testimony on financing long term respite care, adult day care, home care, and nursing home care for the elderly.

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