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Strengthening Social Security

Without action to address the fiscal and structural challenges facing Social Security, seniors will see a 23 percent cut to their benefits beginning in 2033.  Action must be taken now to preserve the promise of Social Security for today’s beneficiaries and future generations. 

Hearings


113th Congress:

Hearing on What Workers Need to Know About Social Security as They Plan for Their Retirement
July 29, 2014

Third in a Hearing Series on the President’s and Other Bipartisan Entitlement Reform Proposals
May 23, 2013

First in a Hearing Series on the President’s and Other Bipartisan Entitlement Reform Proposals
April 18, 2013

112th Congress:

Hearing on the 2012 Social Security Trustees Report 
June 21, 2012

The Second in a Hearing Series on Social Security’s Finances 
July 8, 2011

The First in a Hearing Series on Social Security’s Finances
June 23, 2011

Hearing on the 2011 Social Security Trustees Report

June 3, 2011

Useful Links


The 2014 Social Security Trustees Report

Using the Chained Consumer Price Index to Determine the Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustments and Benefit Increases for Long-Time Social Security Beneficiaries Summaries of Proposals from President Obama, Simpson-Bowles Commission, and Domenici-Rivlin Task Force Fact Sheet Cost Savings Estimates  Bipartisan Proposals to Reform Social Security: Benefit Adjustments
Summaries of Proposals from the Simpson-Bowles Commission and the Domenici-Rivlin Task Force Fact Sheet Cost Savings Estimates