social security http://nhpr.org en Social Security, Back In The Spotlight http://nhpr.org/post/social-security-back-spotlight <p>With the next big federal budget battle looming, there’s a lot of talk this time that Social Security and other entitlement programs must be part of any debt-reduction conversation.&nbsp; But other voices are pushing back, saying this is the wrong place to look for savings - given the vital importance of this program to so many Americans.</p><p> <strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 37997 at http://nhpr.org Social Security, Back In The Spotlight Another Look At Social Security http://nhpr.org/post/another-look-social-security <p>Social <em>In</em>-security!&nbsp; President Obama has said he’s willing to make changes in the nation’s safety-net system for the elderly…as part of overall efforts to reduce the debt.&nbsp; But he’s getting lots of criticism for it…especially from his liberal base.&nbsp; We’ll examine the President’s ideas….including a controversial proposal to use a new measure of inflation called “chained CPI”.</p><p></p><p><strong><u>Guests: </u></strong></p> Wed, 08 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 27010 at http://nhpr.org Another Look At Social Security The Future of Social Security http://nhpr.org/post/future-social-security <p>Friday on the Exchange we talk with Associated Press reporter Stephen Ohlemacher about his newspaper series on Social Security.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 11008 at http://nhpr.org The Future of Social Security Justices Weigh IVF Technology Against 1939 Law http://nhpr.org/post/justices-weigh-ivf-technology-against-1939-law The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case testing whether children conceived through in vitro fertilization after the death of a parent are eligible for Social Security survivors benefits.<p>The case before the court began in 2001 when Robert Capato was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 20:59:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 2628 at http://nhpr.org Justices Weigh IVF Technology Against 1939 Law Issue Tuesdays: Fiscal Policy http://nhpr.org/post/issue-tuesdays-fiscal-policy <p>Today for our Issue Tuesday's series. We'll look at the Republican Presidential Candidates and where they stand on taxes, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and balancing budgets.</p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 1171 at http://nhpr.org Issue Tuesdays: Fiscal Policy