Research Report Pension Reform Today and in 1974
C. Eugene Steuerle
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In the early 1970s, a Democratic Congress and a Republican President (Nixon) became concerned about the lack of pension funding, vesting, and coverage for most Americans. They decided to do something about it. This president and Congress, I believe, are not less qualified or less concerned with the public good than elected officials in the early 1970s. But today they are much less likely to undertake major reform.
Research Areas Aging and retirement Taxes and budgets
Tags Pensions Individual taxes Federal budget and economy