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Prompt Action Urged to Improve Retirement Security

May 19, 2015

Experts agreed at a recent forum that Social Security is a critical component of retirement security -- and that lawmakers must act to strengthen the program.

The Concord Coalition and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) co-hosted the forum last week on Capitol Hill. It featured two panels of experts from across the political spectrum, as well as Jason Furman, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and Sen. Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.

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Experts See Social Security Reform as Critical Step Towards Retirement Security

May 19, 2015

At a forum last week on Capitol Hill hosted by The Concord Coalition and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), experts from across the political spectrum shared their thoughts about retirement security in America. While several different policy proposals were discussed, one area of broad consensus was that Social Security is a critical component of retirement security -- and that lawmakers must act to strengthen the program.