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Immigrants Play a Vital Role in Securing our Social Security System’s Future

by Nancy Altman, president of Social Security Works and EOI board member Donald Trump and his administration are holding millions of young Americans hostage. In return for ending the deportation of Dreamers who were brought to this country as children

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Watch: Social Security’s Role in Solving the Retirement Income Crisis

“We are not going to balance the budget on the backs of the elderly, the children, working families, the sick and the poor. We’re not going to do that.” – Senator Bernie Sanders Today, John Burbank, EOI executive director, and

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Fiscal Commission proposal lacks real support because it lacks real solutions

Social Security Works Washington released this statement following today’s vote by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform: President’s Obama’s Fiscal Commission fell short of the required 14 vote requirement needed to send their proposal to Congress for one

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Call your Senator today, and tell them: No cuts to Social Security!

Via Social Security Works – Washington: The Co-Chairs of the National Fiscal Commission have proposed deep cuts to Social Security – increasing the retirement age to 69, cutting benefits for middle-class workers and reducing annual cost of living adjustments. We

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Social Security Works for Jerry Otis

Via Social Security Works Washington: “Social Security give me the means, the money and the resources to be able to participate in the community and be a part of the community. It’s made the difference between living in poverty and

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Social Security Works: Economic security for Americans now and into the future

Since paying its first benefit check in January of 1940, Social Security has been a bedrock of economic security for millions of American seniors, children, widows and widowers, and disabled workers. Social Security represents the best of American values: rewarding

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Celebrating the 75th birthday of Social Security

This month, Social Security is celebrating it’s 75th birthday as a bedrock of economic security for millions of working, retired and disabled Americans. And what better way to celebrate one of the most successful federal programs in history than with

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