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Coming Up on ForYourBenefit

February 19, 2018:  The 115th Congress

Host Bob Leins welcomes Josh Huder, Ph.D., to the studio to discuss the 115th Congress.  Josh is a Senior Fellow at The Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Federal employees about Congress and its operation.

The 115th Congress faces dramatically different realities in its 2nd year.   After passing tax reform, the congressional calendar turns to unfinished business.  How will Speaker Ryan and Majority Leader McConnell tackle budget issues, the Budget Control Act caps for defense and nondefense, immigration policy, the debt ceiling, and much more?   What's going on with the debt and deficits following tax reform and potentially huge budget agreement? 

  • Will Congress pass spending bills this year?
  • What is left for Congress to do in 2018?
  • Will Congress tackle infrastructure?
  • Will the Senate confirm many executive branch nominees in 2018? 

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A Look Ahead

February 26, 2018:   Bob Leins welcomes John Elliott and Lester Austin to the studio to talk about Social Security.

Most Recent Past Shows

February 12, 2018:  Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, with Tom O'Rourke, Esquire

February 5, 2018:  Estate Tax Law Changes, with Marc Levine, Esquire

January 29, 2018:  The Perennial Workforce, with Marva Goldsmith

January 22, 2018:  Leadership Development Theory, with Dr. Bill Brantley, Ph.D.


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Guests and topics change weekly – In 2017, our guests will help you plan and navigate through retirement issues and concerns.

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