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Pension Reform in Congress

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Pension Reform in Congress

Pension Reform in Congress

Pension Reform in Congress

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Congress meets to consider legislation to ensure U.S. companies properly fund their pension plans. Also on the agenda is to find ways of shoring up the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, the agency that insures pension plans.

Guests:

Sen. Johnny Isakson, (R-GA); co-sponsored a bill to reform pensions in the airline industry

Ron Elving, NPR's political editor