Federal Budget and Debt

The Republican Budget Creates a Fast Track to Cut Social Security, and Ends Medicare as We Know it

The House GOP’s FY2014 budget proposal, The Path to Prosperity: A Responsible, Balanced Budget, threatens the future of Social Security and Medicare, and the well-being of virtually all Americans. The following fact sheet explains how the Republican budget would expand … Continue reading

Why the “Super Committee” Should Exempt Social Security from Deficit-Reduction Cuts

Debt-ceiling legislation recently signed into law created a powerful joint committee of Congress known as the “Super Committee,” which is charged with proposing legislation that reduces federal deficits by at least $1.5 trillion over the next ten years. The committee’s … Continue reading