July 14, 2010

The Academy's Senior Pension Fellow Frank Todisco was a panelist during an Urban Institute briefing that explored increasing the retirement age for Social Security.

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June 24, 2010

Academy Senior Pension Fellow Frank Todisco commented on various risks facing the U.S. retirement system as a panelist during a Heritage Foundation conference examining retirement security systems in the United States and the Netherlands. (minute 4:12:00)


May 28, 2010

Academy Multiemployer Plan Subcommittee Chairperson Eli Greenblum discussed the current state of multiemployer pension plans. Greenblum said that "many of the industries in which multiemployer plans are prevalent are hurting" and that the plans have limitations regarding how they are funded.

March 01, 2010

Sen. Lamar Alexander cited an Academy comment letter regarding health care reform legislation during a Senate session (minute 41). Sen. Alexander also entered the Academy's letter into the Senate record.

February 25, 2010

The Academy's May 2009 monograph on consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs) data was cited by Sen. John Cornyn during Senate session (minute 75). According to research studies reviewed by the Academy's CDHP Work Group, CDHPs can save as much as 12 to 20 percent in health care costs in the first year.