Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing on Social Security Feb. 2005

The Senate Special Committee on Aging conducted a first hearing on Social Security in February.  The committee heard from representatives of the Congressional Budget Office, the Comptroller General, the Heritage Foundation, the Concord Coalition and the American Association of Retired Persons.

You may view prepared statements from the participants by following the links below.

Senator Gordon Smith, Chairman of the Committee(Click here to view statement -PDF)

Panel 1

Douglas Holtz-Eakin ( Click here to view statement - PDF) , Ph.D, Director, Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC

David Walker ( Click here to view statement - PDF) , Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC

Panel 2

David John ( Click here to view statement - PDF) , Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC

Robert Bixby ( Click here to view statement - PDF) , Executive Director, The Concord Coalition, Arlington, Virginia

John Rother ( Click here to view statement - PDF) , Director of Policy and Strategy, American Association of Retired Persons, Wshington, DC