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Promoting Economic Growth through Social Security Reform

BY MARC GOLDWEIN, MAYA MACGUINEAS, AND CHRIS TOWNER Executive Summary As the population ages and an increasing share of Americans exit the...

Marc Goldwein: A better way to cut the payroll tax rate

Marc Goldwein is senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote...

Ways and Means to Hold Hearing on Social Security 2100 Act

The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing on Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John Larson’s (D-CT) Social Security 2100 Act (SS2100...

Event Recap: Disability Policy for the 21st Century

On Thursday, June 6, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Initiative hosted an event on "Disability...

Watch: Disability Policy for the 21st Century

The McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Initiative recently hosted a breakfast and panel discussion on Disability Policy for the 21st Century....

Event Recap: Unpacking the 2019 Social Security Trustees' Report

On April 26, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted a lunch and panel discussion on "Unpacking the Social Security Trustees' Report."...

Social Security Shortfall Could Be Worse Than Reported

The 2019 Social Security Trustees Report estimates the program's trust funds face a 75-year actuarial shortfall of 2.78 percent of taxable payroll....

Watch: Unpacking the Social Security Trustees' Report

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted a lunch and panel discussion today on Unpacking the Social Security Trustees' Report. You can...

Social Security Will Start Spending Trust Fund Reserves Next Year

The 2019 Social Security Trustees' report reminded us that Social Security faces large and rising imbalances, projecting that the theoretically...