November 20, 2023

Position Paper: Debt Commission Legislation Fast Tracks Cuts to Social Security and Medicare

Social Security and Medicare have been the foundation of retirement security for generations of Americans, providing income and health care to millions. Americans earn these benefits, contributing to them with every paycheck.

Rep. Bill Huizenga (MI) and Sens. Joe Manchin (WV) and Mitt Romney (UT) have introduced legislation to establish a 16-member “Fiscal Commission” appointed by congressional leaders. Twelve members of the commission would be members of Congress and the other four would be “outside experts.”

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