Take Action: No Cuts To The Social Security Administration Budget

In the new federal budget―being voted on this month―Senate Republicans are proposing a $492 million cut to the Social Security Administration (SSA). This is on top of the billions Republicans have already underfunded the SSA this decade. This is a backdoor attack on Social Security. With thei...

51 Republican Senators Just Voted to Cut $400 Billion From Medicare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2nd, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] 51 Republican Senators Just Voted to Cut $400 Billion From Medicare (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, in re...

Take Action: Oppose HHS Nominee Alex Azar

Donald Trump’s administration is full of industry executives who are currently dismantling the very departments they’re charged with running. From the EPA to the Department of Education, it’s one conflict of interest after another. Now, Politico is reporting that Donald Trump is leaning toward...

The GOP wants to eliminate the estate tax. Let’s use it to expand Social Security instead

Nancy Altman, President, Social Security Works Of the many giveaways to the super-rich in the Republican tax bill, the elimination of the estate tax stands out. This tax, the government’s most progressive source of revenue, does not affect 99.8 percent of Americans. Rather, it is paid by Republ...


This page in memory of Naomi Brodock, who passed away after a four-and-a-half year battle with two cancers. Naomi was a part of a lower middle class family trying to navigate the challenging American health care system while fighting stage 4 cancer. Her wish is that no family to have to repe...

Take Action: Defeat Trumpcare

Like a weed, Trumpcare just won’t stop popping up. We’ve mounted unprecedented resistance over and over, but Republicans keep trying to sneak it through. Now, Republican Senators Lindsey Graham (SC) and Bill Cassidy (LA) have introduced the latest edition of Trumpcare. And they have until nex...

Every Version of Trumpcare is a Disaster for Older Americans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] 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...

Social Security Works Opposes the OPEN Act

Social Security Works is strongly opposing and attempts to pass the Orphan Product Extensions Now (OPEN) Act. This legislation would increase drug prices for Americans, which is unacceptable, as drug prices are already TOO HIGH. Click here to read the Social Security Works letter in opposition to t...

Social Security Works Endorses California’s SB 562, Healthy California Act

Check out the Social Security Works endorsement of Healthy California Act! This bill would Save people’s lives. Ensure that every person receives the health care they need when they need it. Lower the costs of prescription drugs and medical procedures. Give people in the wealthie...
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