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Why are GOP lawmakers against retirement plans for small-business workers?

May 03, 2017 - The Washington Post

I'm at a loss as to why some Republicans on Capitol Hill want to block the creation of workplace retirement plans for small-business employees.

We know that Social Security will soon face some serious funding issues.

And with fewer companies offering pensions these days, we know that workers have to save for their own retirement. The percentage of employers still offering a traditional defined benefit plan to new hires has fallen significantly, according to advisory services firm Wil...