Columns and Press Releases

Columns and Press Releases

Trump’s ALJ Executive Order is the Latest Attack on Our Earned Social Security Benefits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11th, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Trump's ALJ Executive Order is the Latest Attack on Our Earned Social Security Benefits (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works,...
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Social Security Works PAC Endorses Bill Nelson for US Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Social Security Works PAC Endorses Bill Nelson for U.S. Senate Nelson will protect and expand Social Security and Medicare, while Scott has a long history of attacking them (Washington, DC) —  Below...
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The 2018 Social Security Trustees Report Confirms that Expanding Social Security is Fully Affordable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 Contacts: Linda Benesch, [email protected] The 2018 Social Security Trustees Report Confirms that Expanding Social Security is Fully Affordable (Washington, DC) --  The 2018 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the ...
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Media Backgrounder for Release of 2018 Social Security Trustees Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Media Backgrounder for Release of 2018 Social Security Trustees Report SOON-TO-BE-RELEASED REPORT WILL SHOW THAT SOCIAL SECURITY CONTINUES TO WORK FOR AMERICA An Expanded Social Security Will Work Even Better Wa...
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Big Pharma Owns the Trump Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Big Pharma Owns the Trump Administration (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, on Donald Trump's upcoming speech on drug prici...
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Activists Rally to Stop the Closure of Arlington’s Only Social Security Office

On Thursday, May 3rd, advocates and retirees held a rally opposing the planned closure of Arlington's only Social Security office. The office is currently scheduled to be closed in June. The next closest field office is in south Alexandria, already serves a large population, and is not easily ac...
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Legislation That Would Surreptitiously Steal Social Security’s $2.9 Trillion Surplus Has Been Defeated – But 97% of Republicans Voted For It

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Legislation That Would Surreptitiously Steal Social Security’s $2.9 Trillion Surplus Has Been Defeated – But 97% of Republicans Voted For It (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement fr...
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Social Security and Medicare Are Alive. Paul Ryan is (Politically) Dead.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Social Security and Medicare Are Alive. Paul Ryan is (Politically) Dead. (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, executive director of Social Security Works, in reaction to P...
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Rick Scott is an Enemy of Seniors and Working Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Rick Scott is an Enemy of Seniors and Working Families (Washington, DC) —  Below is a statement from Jon "Bowzer" Bauman, President of Social Security Works PAC, in response to Governor R...
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$480 Million Increase For Social Security Administration is Progress After Years of Cuts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23rd, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] $480 Million Increase For Social Security Administration is Progress After Years of Cuts (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works,...
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