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Friday Alerts

December 12, 2014

Sherrod Brown to Introduce Harkin Bill to Expand Social Security in 114th Congress

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has announced plans to reintroduce Sen. Tom Harkin’s (D-IA) Strengthening Social Security Act in the next Congress. The bill would change the Social Security benefit formula, ensuring that cost of living adjustments adequately reflect the living expenses of retirees, and improve the long term financial condition of the Social Security Trust Fund.
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Press Release

November 21, 2014

Executive Action on Immigration Will Improve the Finances of Social Security and Medicare

The following statement was issued today by Barbara J. Easterling, President of the Alliance for Retired Americans, and Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to President Obama’s unveiling of executive action on immigration on Thursday.
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Latest News from National Journal

December 17, 2014

On Cuba, Clinton Stands with Obama

The former Secretary of State embraced the president's plan for greater engagement.
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National Journal Congressional News

December 17, 2014

Enzi Wins Budget Gavel Fight as Sessions Drops Bid

The Senate panel's current top Republican, a prominent immigration hawk, will have to step aside in January.
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Health Care News from National Journal

December 17, 2014

GOP Lawmaker Revives 'Legitimate Rape' Language in Abortion Debate

A Missouri Rep. said women can be exempt from his proposed antiabortion bill, if they experienced a "legitimate rape."
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