245Jul 30, 2013
Immigration Reform and Citizenship, Part 1
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of immigration reform legislation in Congress. They both said they were hopeful a final version of ...
857Feb 22, 2011
Retirement and Social Security
Panelists discussed the past, future, and current state of the Social Security system. They focused on various proposals to improve future solvency such as benefit cuts, raising the retirement ...
1,086Oct 7, 2010
Retirement Security Issues
Witnesses testified about the status of the Social Security program and other forms of retirement savings. They focused on reports that found that 27 percent of workers had less than $1,000 in ...
2,218Jun 27, 2010
U.S. Economy and the Deficit
Tony Fratto and Ross Eisenbrey talked about the role and efficacy of government spending in the U.S. economy. Among the topics they addressed were the Obama administration stimulus program, ...
30Nov 1, 2006
The Economy and the 2006 Midterm Elections
The guests talked about whether voter concerns about the economy will affect key House, Senate and gubernatorial elections on November 7. Topics included job losses in states with manufacturing ...
25Dec 11, 2003
Federal Overtime Pay Rules
Witnesses testified regarding changes in federal overtime pay regulations. Committee members and witnesses opposed the changes. Among the issues discussed were the number of workers who ...
16Jul 31, 2003
Proposed Rule on Overtime Pay
Witnesses testified regarding proposed changes to overtime regulations. Supporters of new regulations argued that the old regulations needed to be updated. They also claimed that the new ...
22Jan 6, 2003
Unemployment Insurance Benefits
The guests talked about possible legislation to extend unemployment insurance benefits. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
5May 22, 1988
Trade Legislation and Plant Closings