35 years ago, President Ronald Reagan appointed the National Commission on Social Security Reform, whose recommendations set the stage for bipartisan legislation to extend the life of the Social Security program by 50 years. With Social Security’s trust fund on a rapid path toward insolvency, is it time for another bipartisan commission to shore up its finances?
Join us on as we gather lawmakers and Social Security experts to discuss the Social Security programs past, as well as its future.
Date and time: Wednesday, December 7, 9:15 am - 10:30 am. Breakfast will be served at 9:00 am.
Location: Room HVC - 201AB, United States Capitol Building, Washington D.C. 20004. This is on the House Side of the Capitol Building so please use the South entrance.
- Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK)
- Congressman John Delaney (D-MD)*
Panel Participants Include:
- Dr. Edward Berkowitz, Professor of History and Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University
- Jim Kessler, Senior Vice-President for Policy, Thirdway
- Dr. Sylvester Schieber, former Chairman, Social Security Advisory Board
- Maya MacGuineas, President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
- Moderator: Scott Horsley, White House Correspondent, NPR