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Use Chained CPI for Cost of Living Adjustments

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Ties cost of living determinations for federal benefits and taxes to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' "chained" Consumer Price Index, which grows more slowly than the standard CPI, reducing the federal deficit by $299 billion over ten years.

This is a proposal by the Bowles-Simpson Commission that was... Read more

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  • National Council of Women's Organizations
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