Fact Sheet on 2018 Social Security Trustees Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:        Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] 2018 SOCIAL SECURITY TRUSTEES REPORT SHOWS THAT SOCIAL SECURITY CONTINUES TO WORK FOR AMERICA An Expanded Social Security Will Work...
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Donald Trump’s Decision to End DACA and His Other Anti-Immigrant Policies Hurt Social Security

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Donald Trump's decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) and his other anti-immigration policies are dangerous for Social Security's future. Ending DACA would reduce...
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Social Security: Past, Present, and Future

Since President Roosevelt signed it into law, Social Security has become one of the most successful programs in history. Without Social Security, 21.9 million...
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Social Security Expansion and the U.S. Congress

Bills Introduced in the 115th Congress to Expand Social Security Bill Name   Changes to Social Security Lifts the cap CPI-E Extends Solvency Other Benefits Increases Social Security Expansion Act S. 427 & H.R....
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Continued Cuts to Social Security Administration Harm All Americans

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Although Donald Trump has repeatedly pledged not to cut Social Security, Americans’ earned protections are under threat by continued, harsh cuts to the operating...
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Why Medicaid Is Important to Seniors

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For over 50 years, Medicaid has provided vital health insurance protections to seniors in nursing homes and low-income Americans of all ages. Although the majority...
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In Their Own Words: Why Social Security Is Important to African Americans

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As this Black History month comes to a close, we continue to celebrate the cultural, intellectual and political contributions and achievements African Americans have...
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Policies that would Cut Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

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As Congress and the new Administration begin setting their legislative agenda for the 115th Congress, legislators should be especially watchful for proposals that would...
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Representative Sam Johnson’s Social Security Plan: The Younger You Are, the Bigger the Cut

Representative Sam Johnson (R-TX03), powerful chairman of the Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee,  recently-introduced Social Security Reform Act of...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Medicare

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As Congress and the incoming Administration debate changes to our nation’s health care system, Americans should be especially watchful for proposals that would cut...
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