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SSDI: Challenges beyond its Trust Fund

Henry Aaron – Chair of the Social Security Advisory Board and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution – recently weighed in on the...

SSDI Hearings Running Behind

Although the Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Patent Office are infamous among federal agencies for the long wait times and lines, their backlogs pale...
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SSDI Solutions Initiative Issues Call for Papers

With the Disability Insurance trust fund running out of money in two years, time is running out to discuss a smart solution to the program's...

Ideas to Reduce Fraud in the Disability System

As we have been reporting, many reforms to the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program could improve its effectiveness, fairness, and...

Reps. McCrery and Pomeroy Stress Need for Disability Insurance Reforms

In a commentary published today in Roll Call, former Congressmen Jim McCrery (R-LA) and Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) argue Congress should take a closer look...

Reps. McCrery and Pomeroy Launch SSDI Solutions Initiative

Former Congressmen Jim McCrery (R-LA) and Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) today launched the McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Initiative, a bipartisan effort...
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Concord Coalition Calls for Social Security Reform

As we have discussed numerous times, the Social Security program is on an unsustainable path, and its combined trust fund will be depleted within the...
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Event Recap: Decoding the Social Security Trustees Report

On Tuesday, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted an event titled "

Trust Fund Insolvency Dates Are Approaching Fast

Although most of our analysis of CBO's Long-Term Budget Outlook has focused on debt projections, CBO also makes projections about the solvency of...

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