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Fiscal FactCheck: 16 Budget Myths to Watch Out For in the 2016 Campaign

Update: The original version of this paper had a mathematical typo, saying that Medicare beneficiaries get, on average, 350% more out of the...

Can Social Security’s Shortfall Be Closed Simply by Raising Taxes on or Means-Testing Benefits for the Wealthy?

Increasing the amount of wages subject to Social Security payroll taxes from the current $118,500 cap would raise more revenue and improve the...

Watch the McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Conference

The McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Initiative is holding its SSDI Solutions Conference today from 8:45 AM to 5 PM. The conference...

Jim McCrery and Earl Pomeroy: Social Security disability reform: An issue that can’t wait

Former U.S. Representatives Jim McCrery (R-LA) and Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) are the co-chairs of the McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Initiative,...

Trustee Blahous Says Time is Running Out to Fix Social Security

Charles Blahous, one of the public trustees for Medicare and Social Security, has released a Guide to the 2015 Social Security Trustees Report. The...

Public Trustees Highlight the Need for Prompt Reform

Last week, the Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports on the long-term finances of each program, showing that those...