Alternatives to Strengthen Social Security

Testimony

Alternatives to Strengthen Social Security

Testimony of C. Eugene Steuerle before the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means
May 12, 2005

Abstract

Since Social Security was first enacted, vast changes have occurred in the economic and social circumstances of the nation. In testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means, senior fellow Eugene Steuerle addresses Social Security reform and related budget pressures. He presents an array of observations and recommendations dealing with labor force participation, inequities and inefficiencies in the Social Security program, automatic and unsustainable federal spending growth, and private retirement and employee benefit systems.

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