Full Committee Hearing

Final Report Produced by the President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2002 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Member Statements

  1. Senator Max Baucus (D - MT)
  2.  Chuck Grassley (R - IA)


Panel I

  1. Dr. Olivia S. Mitchell
    International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Professor of Insurance and Risk Management, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    and former Commissioner, President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security
    Philadelphia , PA

Panel II

  1. Dr. Peter Orszag
    Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow, Deputy Director, Economic Studies
    The Brookings Institution
    Washington , DC
  2. Robert Greenstein, Ph.D.
    Executive Director
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
    Washington , DC
  3. Andrew Biggs
    Social Security Analyst
    The CATO Institute
    Washington , DC

Panel III

  1. Esther "Tess" Canja
    Immediate Past President
    Washington , DC
  2. The Honorable Barbara Kennelly
    President and CEO
    The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
    Washington , DC
  3. Robert Bixby
    Executive Director
    The Concord Coalition
    Washington , DC
  4. Marty Ford
    Co-Chair Social Security Task Force
    Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
    Washington , DC

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