Below is an archive of the Women and Social Security Email Alert produced by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR), which provides women-oriented information on and analysis of proposed changes in Social Security, up-to-date developments in the debate, and current research and statistics. The Alert also includes announcements of key activities on Social Security, especially those of special interest to women. This Alert is part of IWPR's mission to keep women's concerns at the center of current policy debates.
December 2010; News on President Obama's tax plan and the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, plus new research from AARP and the National Bureau of Economic Research
October 2010; News on Republicans' Pledge to America and cuts to Social Security and Alan Simpson, plus new research from CEPR and the Carsey Institute, among others.
July 2010; New research from the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Older Women's League, the Insight Center, and Generations United.
June 2010; News on the Strengthening Social Security Campaign, plus event information from the Insight Center, NASI, and the Urban Institute.
May 2010; New research from the Older Women's League (OWL), plus news on the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform and event information from the Urban Institute and NASI.
April 2010; News on National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, Congressional Budget Office, and the NY Times calls Social Security "The Next big Issue."
March 2010; New research from IWPR and news on the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
December 2009; New research from IWPR and the Center for American Progress, plus news on Conrad/Gregg Fast Track Commission and an event notice from NASI.
November 2009; New research from the National Academy of Social Insurance, plus news on the Greenspan Commission and COLA relief legislation.
September 2009; New research from the National Academy of Social Insurance, plus news on workers staying longer in the workforce and event information from IWPR, Retirement USA, and NASI.