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The Fiscal Commission’s Reasonable Reforms to Social Security and Taxes

Isabel V. Sawhill

At a recent Brookings event on how the president’s fiscal commission findings could impact the disadvantaged, Isabel Sawhill says the Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction plan has some draconian cuts that could severely impact disadvantaged families. But its focus on reforming taxes and Social Security are reasonable, she says.

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