Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Social Security

TRUST Act has Bipartisan, Bicameral Reintroduction

Last week, a bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers 
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CBO Projects Major Trust Fund Exhaustions on the Horizon

A number of important federal programs — including Social Security and Medicare — are financed through dedicated revenue sources and
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Major Trust Funds Headed for Insolvency Within 11 Years

A number of important federal programs, such as Social Security and Medicare, are financed through dedicated revenue sources and man
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Robert Reischauer and Charles Blahous: Letter from Former Trustees of Social Security and Medicare

The 2020 annual reports of the Social Security and Medicare trustees underscore the increasingly urgent need for legislative...
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Analysis of the 2020 Social Security Trustees' Report

Today, the Social Security Trustees released their annual report, showing that Socia
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GAO: Fiscal Sustainability Is a Growing Concern for Some Key Federal Trust Funds

Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the financial he
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Support for TRUST Act Grows

The Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act, or the TRUST Act, was introduced last fall on a bipartisan basis in both chambers of Congress to...
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Maya MacGuineas: Utah Statesmen Seek to Fix Our Most Pressing Problems

Maya MacGuineas is president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.
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Bernie Sanders's Social Security Expansion Act

Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has proposed the Social Security Expansion Act, which would increase Social Security benefits,...
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Bipartisan Group Introduces TRUST Act

Earlier this week, Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Todd Young (R-IN), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), alongside...

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