TITLE

Medicare, SS sport identical funding woes

AUTHOR(S)
Butler, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);9/15/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the problems on the Medicare and Social Security funding programs for baby boomers in the U.S. Choices for solving the Medicare and Social Security problems; Factors affecting the federal programs; Increase of payroll taxes to increase revenue for Social Security.
ACCESSION #
10952317

 

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