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Nov 2, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

Sen. Lankford's SSDI Amendment Continues Progress on Improving the Program

During last week's debate on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) offered up an amendment making many further...

Social Security Changes in the Budget Deal

The recently-introduced Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 tackles a laundry list of items that lawmakers needed to address over this Congress, including...

Fiscal FactCheck: Third Republican Debate

This blog is part of the “Fiscal FactCheck” series designated to examine the accuracy of budget-related statements made during the 2016...

Bush Proposes Social Security and Medicare Reform Plan

This blog is part of a series of "Policy Explainers" for the 2016 presidential election, where we explain some of the candidates'...

Fiscal FactCheck: The First Democratic Debate

This blog is part of the “Fiscal FactCheck” series designed to examine the accuracy of budget-related statements made during the 2016...
Oct 14, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

As Life Expectancy Gap Widens, The Well-To-Do Collect More Benefits

In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Robert Samuelson called attention to a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and...