Columns and Press Releases

Columns and Press Releases

Sanders, Warren and Wyden Headline Press Conference Marking the Day Millionaires Stop Paying into Social Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, February 16th  2016 Contact: Linda Benesch,  lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Sanders, Warren and Wyden Headline Press Conference Marking the Day Millionaires Stop Paying into Social Security (Washington, DC) Today, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Ron Wyd...
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Statement on Price Vote: Every Senate Republican Just Voted to Destroy Medicare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 10th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch,  lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org  Every Senate Republican Just Voted to Destroy Medicare (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, in reacti...
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A Vote for Tom Price is a Vote to Destroy Medicare

No one voted to destroy Medicare. Yet, the first battle in the war over Medicare has arrived. Why would anyone want to destroy Medicare? It has stood the test of time. The smart policy is to expand it to everyone. Medicare shows government at its best. Government at its best! T...
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Not So Spineless: Paul Ryan Plans To Use Trump’s Chaos To Destroy Medicare, Medicaid And Social Security

By Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works and Linda Benesch, Communications Director of Social Security Works Paul Ryan always gets more credit than he deserves. During Ryan’s time as House Budget Committee chair, DC pundits lavished praise and attention on him, portraying...
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STATEMENT: Senate Republicans Ram Corrupt, Exploitative Liars Price and Mnuchin Through Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org  Senate Republicans Ram Corrupt, Exploitative Liars Price and Mnuchin Through Committee (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director...
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Senate Democrats Are Absolutely Right to Boycott Vote on Tom Price

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Senate Democrats Are Absolutely Right to Boycott Vote on Tom Price (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works,...
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Statement: Trump Must Withdraw Price and Mulvaney Nominations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch,  lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Trump Must Withdraw Price and Mulvaney Nominations (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, in reaction to...
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STATEMENT: Rep. Tom Price Should Face Criminal Investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Rep. Tom Price Should Face Criminal Investigation (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, J.D., founding co-director of Social Security Works, in reac...
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Donald Trump Must Withdraw Price Nomination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Donald Trump Must Withdraw Price Nomination (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works:  "Tom Price is an in...
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“Bowzer” to Hold “Hands Off Medicare” Event in Portland, ME

  Media Advisory For: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Musician and Activist Jon “Bowzer” Bauman to Hold “Hands Off Medicare” Event in Portland Bauman will be joined by Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works ...
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