December 20, 2014

Adjusting the Breadth of the Social Safety Net

November 11, 2013
Congressional Quarterly

Excerpt

Robert L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, told CQ that some entitlement reform proposals can appeal to both parties. “If the idea is to get more contribution from upper-income people, it fits that agenda,” he said. “But it’s also saving the government money. So it’s one of those proposals that can fit both parties’ agenda. It’s kind of tiptoeing into the entitlement reform arena.”