35,089Jul 8, 2011
Proposed Changes to Social Security Benefits
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security held a hearing on proposed changes to Social Security future benefits and the impact those changes would have on the program, future ...
647Dec 2, 2011
Social Security Disability Insurance Program Assessment
Witnesses talked about the Social Security Disability Insurance program and drivers of the cost of the program.
499Jun 21, 2012
Social Security Annual Report
Social Security trustees testified on their board’s 2012 annual report. They said Congress needed to pass legislation shoring up trust fund finances sometime in the next five ...
446Jul 11, 2011
Role of Social Security Administrative Law Judges
Witnesses testified about the productivity of Social Security judges and their ability to close out cases in a timely manner. In 2010, one-fourth of these judges did not meet the minimum annual ...
96Jun 14, 2005
Future of Social Security
Witnesses testified to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee about the potential impact of increased life expectancy on the Social Security system. They discussed possible solutions including ...
80Oct 21, 1999
Social Security's Management of Disability Cases
Committee members heard testimony about the Social Security Administration’s management of its disability caseload, how the agency is implementing a plan to redesign its disability benefits ...
70Mar 16, 2006
Social Security and Privacy Issues
The Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on privacy issues related to protecting individual Social Security numbers. Witnesses also testified about ...
69May 9, 2000
Identity Theft Day 1
Witnesses testified about the increase of fraudulent activity and identity theft through the illegal use of Social Security numbers. A Maryland couple testified about their own experience with ...
61May 23, 1991
Social Security Retirement Test
The subcommittee heard testimony on Social Security earnings limitations. Currently, seniors earning an income of a particular amount must forfeit part or all of their Social Security ...
50Jul 26, 2001
Misleading Mailings to Seniors
Witnesses testified about mailings that target senior citizens soliciting personal information in order to gain access to their Social Security benefits. Among the topics addressed were various ...
28Jun 18, 1998
Social Security Personal Savings Accounts
Subcommittee members heard testimony from government officials and scholars regarding Social Security and personal savings accounts. Panelists talked about the possible effects of individual ...
25Jul 10, 2003
Misuse of Social Security Numbers
Witnesses testified about the use and misuse of social security numbers and proposed legislation to prevent identity theft.
24Nov 1, 2001
Social Security Numbers Privacy
Witnesses testified about efforts to strengthen the privacy safeguards for Americans' Social Security numbers.
22May 11, 2000
Identity Theft, Day 2
Witnesses testified about the advantages and disadvantages of restricting the use of Social Security numbers. Among the issues addressed were the ease of legally obtaining private information, ...
20Jan 9, 1995
Social Security Earnings Limit
Committee members heard testimony from government officials, industy association representatives, and policy analysts on the provisions of the Senior Citizens Equity Act, part of the Republicans' ...
20Feb 15, 2000
Social Security Work Incentives
Committee members heard testimony on work disincentives in Social Security programs,
including the current Social Security earnings penalty. Some in Congress wish to
14Mar 4, 1993
Social Security Taxes for Domestic Workers
The subcommittee heard testimony from members of Congress, representatives of government agencies, and consumer organizations on legislation that would reform regulations requiring employers to pay ...
9May 6, 1997
Social Security Information Privacy
Subcommittee members heard testimony from Social Security Administration, government auditors and others concerning the online availability of Social Security data. This hearing was called ...