ERIC Number: ED235400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep-1
Reference Count: 0
The Impact of Reagan Economics on Aging Women: Oregon. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session, Portland, Oregon.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.
In this report transcripts of panel discussions dealing with the status of elderly women in Oregon are presented in relation to current political legislation and policy. Following opening statements by Representatives Ron Wyden and Don Bonker, issues of social security and income maintenance are addressed by representatives of the Older Women's League; the Aging Council; the Department of Human Services, Oregon; and the Center for Gerontology, University of Oregon. Two articles, "The Payoff Stage of Life for Older Women," and "Inequality of Sacrifice: The Impact of the Reagan Budget on Women," are presented in full. Excerpts of reports from the Women's Equity Action League which include an analysis of the Administration's 1983 budget, fact sheets on social security and women, and pension policies affecting women, are included. Transcripts of testimony in a second panel discussion concerning the impact of health care cuts on older women are presented. Discussions of the impact of budget cuts on community services, and the impact of Reagan budget cuts on older women are provided. Prepared statements from Woodrow Wilson, executive director of the Oregon-Washington Farmers Union, and from Beverly Lincoln, executive director of the Lower Columbia Community Action Council, Inc., are also presented. (WAS)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.
Identifiers: Congress 97th; Oregon