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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Retirement benefits and the federal deficit
    The new federal deficit reduction commission is meeting at the White House Tuesday to take up the biggest problem with balancing the federal budget long term. Social Security and Medicare trust funds won't keep up with baby boomers when they retire.9:06 a.m.
    Roberton Williams: Senior Fellow at the Tax Policy Center, Urban Institute.
    Brian Reidl: Research fellow for federal budget policy at Heritage Foundation.
  • Do limits on new drivers reduce crashes?
    Safety advocates back a new proposal before the U.S. Senate that would require states use graduated licensing rules for drivers under the age of 21. Some states, like Minnesota, already have some restrictions on new drivers. But do the laws really work? And are they enforced well enough?10:06 a.m.
    Judith Stone: President of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
    Anne McCartt: Senior vice president for research at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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