Columns and Press Releases

Columns and Press Releases

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 reaction to Donald Trump's nomi...
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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, Executive Director of Social Security Works, ...
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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 achieve. “Intentionality” is relevant in fields that may seem far flung from psychology. Like drama. A trained actor determines his ...
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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 the American people’s health care. Time and time again, they tried to pass Trumpcare, which would have gutted n...
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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 of Social Security Works, on the Soc...
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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 Director of Social Security Works, in reaction ...
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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 history of enriching himself at the public’s expense, both before and during his time in Congress. Investigati...
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Social Security Works President Nancy Altman Appointed to the Social Security Advisory Board

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Social Security Works President Nancy Altman Appointed to the Social Security Advisory Board House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has appointed Nancy Altman, President of Social Secu...
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The American People Have Defeated Trumpcare Yet Again, But We Must Stay Vigilant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org The American People Have Defeated Trumpcare Yet Again, But We Must Stay Vigilant (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social...
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Trumpcare: A Wolf In Wolf’s Clothing

Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works When people talk about a wolf in sheep’s clothing, they generally mean something that appears benign on the surface hiding something sinister underneath. In the case of Trumpcare, the clothing — repealing and replacing the Affordable Care A...
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