Columns and Press Releases

Columns and Press Releases

82 Years of Social Security Now Threatened by Trump Policies

82 Years of Social Security Now Threatened by Trump Policies Alex Lawson, Executive Director, Social Security Works On August 14, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Social Security into law. In the 82 years since, Social Security has transformed this nation and become among the most succ...
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On Social Security’s 82nd Birthday, America Faces A Choice

On Social Security’s 82nd Birthday, America Faces A Choice Nancy Altman, President, Social Security Works Linda Benesch, Communications Director, Social Security Works Eighty-two years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Social Security into law. The program has most emphatically s...
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Let’s Wish Medicare And Medicaid A Happy Birthday By Fighting To Protect And Expand Them

Let’s Wish Medicare And Medicaid A Happy Birthday By Fighting To Protect And Expand Them Nancy Altman, President, Social Security Works Linda Benesch, Communications Director, Social Security Works On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law. Fifty-two yea...
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Statement on the Trumpcare Motion to Proceed Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Every Version of Trumpcare is a Disaster for Older Americans (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, in rea...
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Fighting The GOP War Against Social Security Is A Relentless Game Of Whack-A-Mole

Fighting The GOP War Against Social Security Is A Relentless Game Of Whack-A-Mole Nancy Altman, President, Social Security Works Conservatives have sought to end Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from the moment the programs were signed into law. The enemies of these thre...
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Statement on 2017 Social Security Trustees Report: Just-Released Report Confirms that Expanding Social Security is Fully Affordable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 13, 2017 Contacts: Ebonie Williams, 202-709-6045, ewilliams@socialsecurityworks.org Statement on 2017 Social Security Trustees Report: Just-Released Report Confirms that Expanding Social Security is Fully Affordable (Washington, DC) -- Social Se...
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Fact Sheet on 2017 Social Security Trustees Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:        Contact: Ebonie Williams, 202-709-6045, ewilliams@socialsecurityworks.org 2017 SOCIAL SECURITY TRUSTEES REPORT SHOWS THAT SOCIAL SECURITY CONTINUES TO WORK FOR AMERICA An Expanded Social Security Will Work Even Better Washington, D.C. – As reporters cover t...
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Media Backgrounder for Release of 2017 Social Security Trustees Report

Media Backgrounder for Release of 2017 Social Security Trustees Report...
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Statement on Mitch McConnell Delaying a Vote on Trumpcare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 27th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, lbenesch@socialsecurityworks.org Statement on Mitch McConnell Delaying a Vote on Trumpcare (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works, in reaction to Se...
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The Overlooked Trumpcare Threat: A Medicare Time Bomb

The Overlooked Trumpcare Threat: A Medicare Time Bomb Nancy Altman, President, Social Security Works Linda Benesch, Communications Director, Social Security Works Just over two years ago, Donald Trump gave a speech announcing his run for the presidency. In that speech, he promis...
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