The Social Security trust funds represent a compact among generations that must be honored.
AARP supports exempting Social Security’s administrative costs from limitations on discretionary appropriations in the federal budget.
When economic conditions permit, states should accumulate budget reserves adequate to maintain services during recessions.
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Tax and spending decisions should be the purview of the legislative branch.
A balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution should not be adopted.
Policymakers should enact effective and balanced rules for fiscal discipline.
Legislators should not adopt supermajority voting requirements for budgetary or tax matters.