Congress Must Resist Attacks on State Retirement Savings Plans

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Media Outlet: The Hill

Reid Cramer wrote for the Hill on Congress's latest attempt to kill Secure Choice:

Simply put, Republican leaders in Congress are invoking an arcane parliamentary maneuver in attempts to nullify the work of the last administration. The Congressional Review Act does give Congress the authority to scrap agency regulations within 60 legislative days, and do so without a public hearing. 
But the law was intended to address ill-conceived agency rules. In its 20-year history, the has only been used once—to pull back a confusing set of workplace rules related to ergonomics. It was not intended to be a partisan tool.


Reid Cramer is director of the Millennials Initiative at New America. Previously, he served as the Asset Building program's research director and as a co-director of New America's Next Social Contract Initiative.