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Event Recap: What's Going on With the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds?

On September 1, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted “What’s Going on With the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds.” The event...

Analysis of the 2021 Social Security Trustees' Report

Today, the Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports on the long-term financial state of the Social Security and Medicare...

Trustees Show Limited Time to Save Social Security and Medicare

Today, the Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports on the state of the trust funds. The Trustees find that Medicare’s...

Trustees: Social Security & Medicare Approaching Insolvency

The Social Security (our analysis here ) and Medicare (our analysis here ) Trustees just released their annual reports for 2021 on the financial...

Time is Running Out to Save Social Security

Social Security, the nation's largest and arguably most important government program, is only a few years from insolvency . Economists Jeffrey Brown...

TRUST Act has Bipartisan, Bicameral Reintroduction

Last week, a bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers reintroduced the TRUST Act , which would establish bipartisan commissions to restore...

CBO Projects Major Trust Fund Exhaustions on the Horizon

A number of important federal programs — including Social Security and Medicare — are financed through dedicated revenue sources and managed through...

Social Security Turned 85 – We Must Secure Its Future

For Immediate Release Today marks the 85th anniversary of the Social Security program, America’s largest and most successful income support program...

Senate Proposal Would Address Trust Fund Insolvency Accelerated by COVID Recession

For Immediate Release The next COVID relief bill could incorporate the bipartisan TRUST Act, a bill which would establish bipartisan bicameral...