Public Policy

Advocating for Legislation That Empowers Americans to Save More, Grow More and Make It Last

We are committed to delivering actionable insights and advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues impacting retirement plans today and in the future.


Policy Alert: SECURE Act Passes in the House


With overwhelming bipartisan support, the US House of Representatives passed the SECURE Act in May 2019, representing the potential for the most significant retirement bill since the Pension Protection Act of 2006. Should the Senate follow suit, what will it mean for participants and plans?

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05 November 2018 · By Melissa Kahn

25 February 2019 · By Melissa Kahn

05 November 2018 · By Melissa Kahn

Priority Policy Points


When it comes to retirement policy, we consider three distinct angles: the needs of the individual, the requirements on the sponsor and the future.

We have categorized priority policy issues and content by these dimensions:

Empowering Participants

Supporting Sponsors

Driving the Next Generation of Policy

Financial Wellness

Fiduciary Oversight

Access & Coverage

Savings Sufficiency

Administrative Simplicity

Retirement Income

For more information about our public policy positions, contact SSGADefinedContribution@ssga.com.