The Welfare Debate: Effects of Welfare Reform Source: Congressional Budget Offi ce, “Changes in Participation in Means Tested Programs,” April 20, 2005, www.cbo.gov/showdoc.cfm?index=6302&sequence=0, accessed Augusst 13, 2009.
Does the Social Security system face a crisis in the future?
What are the key issues in the debate over private accounts?
The Social Security Debate Source: U.S. Social Security Administration, Offi ce of Policy, “Fast Facts & Figures about Social Security, 2008,” www.ssa.gov/policy/ docs/chartbooks/fast_facts/2008/fast_facts08.html#generalinfo, accessed January 29, 2009.
The Social Security Debate: How Social Security is Funded
Contributions go into the Social Security trust fund .
With concerns about the program, the Greenspan Commission was formed to address funding issues.
The Social Security Debate: Attempts and Social Security Reform
In 2005, President Bush suggested Social Security reforms, which would allow for the creation of personal accounts.
How did the public feel about the option of personal accounts?