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Sen. Lankford and Sen. Manchin Ask For Continued Reform on the SSDI Program

Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) sent a letter Thursday to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking...

Social Security, Medicare, & Interest Drive 3/4 of Spending Growth

The deficit will grow from less than $550 billion in 2016 to $1.4 trillion in 2026, according to this week's report by the Congressional Budget...

Maya MacGuineas: Modernizing Social Security and Medicare Starts with Leadership

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, was interviewed by the George...

CBO Releases Detailed Social Security Projections

As it often does in December, CBO has released its detailed long-term projections for Social Security that build off the ones released with their...

Gene Steuerle: Recent Social Security reform doesn’t fix unfair spousal benefits

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is the Richard B. Fisher chair and Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a Responsible...

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...