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Statement on the Nomination of Alex Azar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Statement on the Nomination of Alex Azar (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, in...
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Market Watch: You’ll never live to be 150 and other things to know about aging in America

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Young people should count on Social Security in the future, said Nancy Altman, the president of Social Security Works, partly because both Democratic and...
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51 Republican Senators Just Voted for Massive Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org 51 Republican Senators Just Voted for Massive Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson,...
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Resist The #TrumpTaxScam: Repeal And Replace Republicans!

The great existential psychologist Rollo May called it “intentionality.” It’s the broad arc of purpose the complex creatures we call humans are trying to...
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Washington Post: Social Security checks finally get an increase, but it’s still not enough

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Nancy Altman, president of Social Security Works, said the COLA increase is not enough after years of no or minuscule increases. “For many beneficiaries, even this...
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Donald Trump Is Sabotaging Health Care

Alex Lawson, Executive Director, Social Security Works Linda Benesch, Communications Director, Social Security Works Donald Trump and the GOP have spent this entire year attacking...
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Social Security COLAs Need to Reflect the Real Expenses Beneficiaries Face

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Social Security COLAs Need to Reflect the Real Expenses Beneficiaries Face (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, President...
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Alternet: Republicans Are Intent on Destroying Health Care, Putting Tens of Millions of American Lives at Risk

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“On a party line vote, the House just passed a budget that cuts Medicare by nearly $500 billion and Medicaid by up to $1.5...
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The House Republican Budget is a Betrayal of the American People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 5th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org The House Republican Budget is a Betrayal of the American People (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive...
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Tom Price Must Resign

Alex Lawson, Executive Director, Social Security Works Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price should have never been confirmed. Price has a long...
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