Addressing Fiscal Sustainability and Fixing the Social Security System: Two Challenges Facing the Nation

GAO-08-524CG Published: Feb 14, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 2008.
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This is a Comptroller General Presentation delivered to the AARP Board of Directors Annual Public Policy Meeting, in Washington, D.C. on February 14, 2008. Major topics of this presentation include: federal spending, the growing budget deficit, debt held by the public, the growing fiscal burden, federal spending for social security, health care spending, retirement and disability programs, and social security reform.

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