NCPA's du Pont To Tell House Budget Committee About The Demographic Dilemma Facing Social Security


July 26, 2000 - NCPA Policy Chairman Pete du Pont, the former governor of Delaware and a one-time presidential candidate will testify to a special hearing of the U.S. House Budget Committee Thursday, July 27, on how investment-based reform is the best way to meet the demographic challenges of the Social Security system.

The House Budget Committee is meeting to focus on the economic concerns between generations. Issues to be discussed include the future viability of government-run health and retirement trust funds, specifically the solvency of Social Security and Medicare. Gov. du Pont will participate on the second of four panels with former Congressman Tim Penny and Dr. Henry Aaron, senior fellow with the Brookings Institution.

WHO: Pete du Pont, NCPA Policy Chairman, Former Governor Of Delaware

WHAT: Congressional Testimony On Social Security

WHEN: Thursday, July 27, 2000, Hearing Starts At 10:00 AM

WHERE: House Budget Committee, Room 210 In The Cannon H.O.B.

Gov. du Pont is a former state legislator, U.S. Congressman, and two-term Governor. He regularly addresses audiences around the country on such subjects as Social Security reform, tax reform, economic growth, education, poverty, and health care. His op-ed pieces run in prominent newspapers throughout the country. His daily Focus Point radio commentaries are aired nationwide on the Radio America and USA Radio networks.