Publication Date

5-27-2015

Abstract

[Excerpt] This report provides a legislative and cultural history of the Former Presidents Act. It details the benefits provided to former Presidents and their costs. Congress has the authority to reduce, increase, or maintain the pension and benefits provided to former Presidents of the United States. This report considers the potential effects of maintaining the FPA or amending the FPA in ways that might reduce or otherwise modify a former President’s benefits.

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Suggested Citation
Ginsberg, W., & Richardson, D. J. (2015). Former Presidents: Pensions, office allowances, and other federal benefits. Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service.

A more recent version of this report can be found here: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/key_workplace/1516

An earlier version of this report can be found here: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/key_workplace/1267/

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