Transcript: Remarks by OMB Acting Director Jeffrey Zients on the Obama FY2014 budget

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Edited by Jenny Jiang Partial transcript of remarks by Jeffrey Zients, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), on President Barack Obama’s FY2014 budget. The…

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Fiscal Cliff: Alternative or “chained” Consumer Price Index & Social Security

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
SOURCE: SSA.gov

ANALYSIS: Earlier this week, the White House proposed cutting Social Security spending by adjusting how the government calculates cost-of-living increases for seniors. In an effort to strike a…

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Overview of the White House’s counter-offer to avert the fiscal cliff

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
SOURCE: Written testimony of Dr. Eric Kingson before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging on Oct. 18, 2011

President Barack Obama spoke to Republican House Speaker John Boehner again last night and presented a counter-offer to avert the fiscal cliff. The fiscal cliff refers to the…

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Transcript: Excerpts of Ben Bernanke’s statements on the fiscal cliff

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke at a press conference on Dec. 12, 2012. SOURCE: FederalReserve.gov

Edited by Jenny Jiang  Excerpts of remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on the fiscal cliff during a press briefing Q&A on Dec. 12, 2012: 

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National coalition calls on Congress to improve Social Security benefits for women

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
SOURCE: National Committee to Protect Social Security & Medicare

The National Committee to Protect Social Security & Medicare released a report this month urging Congress to improve Social Security benefits for older women who are facing growing…

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Transcript: Press briefing Q&A on the National Committee to Protect Social Security & Medicare’s proposals to improve Social Security benefits for women

Monday, May 28, 2012

Press briefing Q&A on the National Committee to Protect Social Security & Medicare’s proposals to improve Social Security benefits for women (May 11, 2012):  Max Richtman, President of…

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Transcript: NOW President Terry O’Neill on the NCPSSM’s report on gender inequality and Social Security reforms

Monday, May 28, 2012

Remarks by Terry O’Neill, President of the National Organization of Women, on the NCPSSM’s report on women and Social Security (May 11, 2012):  “I think that if there…

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Transcript: Dr. Heidi Hartmann on proposed reforms to improve Social Security benefits for women & same-sex couples

Monday, May 28, 2012

Remarks by Dr. Heidi Hartmann, President of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, on the NCPSSM’s proposed reforms to improve Social Security benefits for women (May 11, 2012):  …

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Transcript: Super Committee Co-Chair Rep. Jeb Hensarling’s Q&A on previous debt proposals

Friday, November 4, 2011

Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing: Overview of Previous Debt Proposals on Nov. 1, 2011 Transcript of Committee Co-Chair Rep. Jeb Hensarling’s (R-TX) Question and Answer Session: 

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Transcript: Dr. Eric Kingson on cost of living adjustments for Social Security recipients

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Dr. Eric Kingson called on Congress to implement Social Security cost of living adjustments that accurately reflect the rising cost of health care for American seniors.

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