TITLE

CAN THOMAS FILL THE BILL?

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Richard E.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
National Journal;6/25/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 26, p2054
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the role of U.S. House Ways and Means Committee chairman Bill Thomas (R.-Calif.) in pursuing the Republican agenda on social security reform. Contributions of Thomas to the approval of certain major legislation; Announcement of a proposal under which new investment accounts for workers would be financed from the surplus in the Social Security trust fund; Stand of the Senate on social security.
ACCESSION #
17503514

 

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