1,672Oct 18, 2011
Recession and Older Americans
Witnesses testified about the impact of recession on older Americans, including the impact of Social Security payments, rising health care costs, and difficulties finding a job.
853Feb 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 ...
274Sep 9, 2010
Social Security Retirement Age
Participants spoke about their opposition to proposals to raise the retirement age for Social Security. Among the issues they addressed were the potential impact on the economy, workers, women, ...
98Mar 5, 2010
Women's Programs in 2011 Budget
Heidi Hartmann talked about the increase in spending for women’s programs in President Obama’s 2011 budget request. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
1,594Feb 23, 2009
Fiscal Responsibility Summit Closing
President Obama made closing remarks to members of Congress, senior administration officials, business leaders, policy makers and economists at a fiscal summit to examine fiscal responsibility and ...
22Feb 8, 2005
Representatives from women’s organizations talked about proposed reforms in the Social Security system, how the proposed changes might affect women and families, and the fiscal solvency of the ...