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CBO Releases Additional Details on Social Security Projections

CBO's annual report on their long-term projections for Social Security continues to show a major shortfall for the program, even larger than the...

The Greenspan Commission at 35: Time for Another Commission?

December 16 marks the 35th anniversary of the establishment of the National Commission on Social Security Reform – or the Greenspan Commission...

Johnson Introduces Social Security Solvency Legislation

Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security introduced a bill yesterday to make Social Security sustainably...

A Bipartisan Social Security Commission

In 1981, the Social Security trust funds were nearly empty and President Ronald Reagan and Congressional leaders in both parties appointed the...

CRFB Encouraged by Chairman Johnson's Social Security Solvency Plan

Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX), Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, released a comprehensive plan today to ensure Social...

The Real Story on Social Security Deficits

Social Security faces a serious financial shortfall, but there is no shortage of Social Security myths designed to draw attention away from the need...

Marc Goldwein: These 5 Supposed Fixes for Social Security Won’t Solve Its Problems

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

Event Recap: How Would Americans Fix Social Security?

On October 18, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget co-hosted an event with Voice of the People to discuss the latest findings of their...

Five Easy Fixes that Won't Save Social Security

Tonight’s Presidential debate will include a discussion of debt and entitlements, which hopefully touches on the looming insolvency of the government...