Bipartisan Policy Center to Launch New Personal Savings Initiative

Apr 22, 2014, 11:12 ET from Bipartisan Policy Center

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Senator Kent Conrad and former Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer of the Social Security Administration James Lockhart will co-chair a new Personal Savings Initiative at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). The initiative will launch on Wednesday, April 23, in Washington.

The new effort will be supported by a bipartisan commission of nationally recognized experts on personal savings and retirement security. The commission will examine legislative and regulatory policies impacting personal savings and retirement security and how to improve savings rates to meet the retirement goals of Americans. Senator Conrad and Lockhart will detail the initiative's key goals and objectives, announce the commission members, and take questions from the audience. 

WHO: Senator Kent Conrad 
            Former Senator from North Dakota 
            Former Chairman, Senate Budget Committee

           Honorable James B. Lockhart III 
           Former Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer, Social Security Administration 
           Former Director and Chairman of the Oversight Board, Federal Housing Finance Agency 
           Former Executive Director, Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation

          G. William Hoagland 
          Senior Vice President, BPC

          Steve Bell 
          Senior Director, BPC Economic Policy Project

WHAT: Launch of BPC's new Personal Savings Initiative

WHEN: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 
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WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center
                 1225 Eye Street NW
                 Suite 1000, 10th floor
                 Washington, DC 20005 

About the Bipartisan Policy Center
Founded in 2007 by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a non-profit organization that drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation and respectful dialogue. With projects in multiple issue areas, BPC combines politically balanced policymaking with strong, proactive advocacy and outreach. For more information, please visit 

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