closeup of U.S. capitol dome with U.S. flag flying U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. October 9, 2016. (Photo: Mike Scarcella/ALM

For many hoping Congress would pass more retirement system improvements last year, 2021 ended with a thud. Early momentum for "SECURE 2.0" (a collection of several proposed bills) was stymied by a congressional agenda overtaken by pandemic relief, government funding and debt-ceiling deadlines, and repeated attempts to advance the President's signature social spending package, the Build Back Better Act, or BBB.

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