Thursday, June 18, 2009

Testimony and video from Senate Aging Committee hearing on Social Security reform

Yesterday the Senate Aging Committee held a hearing on Social Security reform, with an emphasis on changes that could improve benefit adequacy for vulnerable populations. Following are the statements of the Chair and Ranking Member, then witness testimony:

Statements of Committee Members

Witness Testimony

  • Leon Burzynski,, President, Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans, Pewaukee, WI
  • Kenneth Apfel, Professor of the Practice, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security, National Women's Law Center, Washington, DC
  • Melissa Favreault, Senior Research Associate, Income and Benefits Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington, DC
  • John Irons, Research and Policy Director, Economic Policy Institute, Washington, DC
  • Andrew Biggs, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC
Click here for video of the hearing.

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