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Social Security: Proposed Changes to the Earnings Test
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security Reform
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Social Security: "Transition Costs"
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Social Security Program Protection Act of 2002 (H.R. 4070)
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Social Security: Minimum Benefits
This report explains how the Special Minimum Primary Insurance Amount (PIA) functions under current law and presents arguments for and against expanding it. It then discusses criteria for evaluating proposals for change and describes some specific options for increasing benefits paid to people with low earnings or low income
Social Security and the Federal Budget: What Does Social Security's Being "Off Budget" Mean?
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Social Security: The Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) in January 1988
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Social Security: The Government Pension Offset (GPO)
This report discusses the social security benefits and the spousal benefits of individuals who are not financially dependent on their spouses because they receive benefits based on their own work records.
Social Security Administration (SSA): Budget Issues
This report provides an overview of the Social Security Administration's mandatory spending but largely focuses on discretionary appropriations for the agency's administrative expenses. The size of the annual appropriations for administrative expenses affects the agency's ability to effectively administer the SSA's benefit programs and conduct program integrity activities designed to ensure that only eligible persons receive federal benefits.