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The Future of Comparative Effectiveness Research

Health / July 25, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

Join us July 25 for the second in a series of educational forums on comparative effectiveness research that will discuss federal funding levels, private sector leadership, regulatory barriers, dissemination & uptake of research results, and new areas for research.

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Help Americans Secure Their Retirement

Economy / News April 11, 2017

There remains opportunity for action on important policies that can help the American people. Retirement security is one of those issues that crosses partisan boundaries.

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Ten years after retirement security law, it’s time to act again

Economy / News August 17, 2016

Kent Conrad and James Lockhart outline a bipartisan proposal that allows Americans the opportunity to easily save for retirement straight from their paychecks.

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This retirement plan lifts a million people out of poverty

Economy / News July 1, 2016

Kent Conrad and James Lockhart discuss a bipartisan proposal that would help boost retirement savings, including Social Security.

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Kent Conrad and James Lockhart Discuss Social Security Funding Crisis

Economy / News June 28, 2016

Conrad and Lockhart joined SiriusXM’s P.O.T.U.S. channel to discuss the challenges facing Social Security and outline key reform proposals included in a new BPC report.

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America isn’t saving enough for retirement. Can that be fixed before it’s too late?

Economy / News June 27, 2016

The aging of baby boomers and the looming funding crisis for Social Security have spurred candidates, lawmakers, and experts to propose ways to boost retirement savings.

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Tax Hikes To Fix Retirement Security Woes?

Economy / News May 14, 2015

Shoring up Social Security and ramping up private savings were the laudable goals on the agenda at a recent conference put on by BPC and the Concord Coalition.

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5 of 10 lawmakers who talked most about budgets no longer in Congress

Economy / News February 2, 2015

President Obama’s budget may allow relatively new lawmakers their first crack at working seriously on a budget.

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Testimony by Conrad and Lockhart on Retirement Security to the Senate Special Committee on Aging

Kent Conrad, James B. Lockhart, III / Research September 7, 2016

A Gallup poll earlier this year found that 64 percent of Americans are either very worried or moderately worried about not having enough money for retirement.

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Expiration of Immigration Programs Looms if Congress Doesn’t Act

Lazaro Zamora, Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog September 20, 2016

Congress once again finds itself facing a funding deadline, and there are several immigration programs that will require congressional action to avoid expiring.

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