Tag: John Larson

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The original Social Security 2100 Act,released in 2019 by Congressman John Larson (D-CT), then Chair of the House Ways and Means Sub­committee on Social Security, was terrific.  The legislation retained, and even slightly enhanced, benefits and substantially increased revenues to cover the program’s 75-year deficit.  On the benefit side, the 2019 legislation offered four enhancements:…

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Revenues could serve as a down payment, but enhancements that expire in 5 years could create real problems. Congressman John Larson (D-CT), Chair of the House Ways and Means Sub­committee on Social Security, recently released his 2021 version of the 2019 Social Security 2100 Act.  The earlier version, which was introduced jointly with Senators Richard…