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Senate Proceeding on Feb 2nd, 2011 :: 8:30:20 to 8:31:29
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8:30:20 to 8:30:20( Edit History Discussion )

House Clerk: workers comp are age 98 or

Susan Collins

8:30:20 to 8:31:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Susan Collins

Susan Collins

8:30:21 to 8:30:44( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: older. mr. president, it is obvious that these workers are not going back to work. they clearly should be transitioned to the retirement system. i must ask the obvious question:

Susan Collins

8:30:45 to 8:31:08( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: is there any likelihood at all that these recipients are ever going to return to the workforce? no. then why aren't they transitioning to the retirement system when they reach retirement age? and think how unfair that is to

Susan Collins

8:31:09 to 8:31:30( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: the worker who does retire, say, at age 65 and gets a lesser amount. right now the way the system is structured, it does not encourage people to go back to work or to transfer to retirement at an age when most of their fellow workers would

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