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  • Strengthening Social Security Act

    November 19, 2018: On September 27, 2018, Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) introduced the Strengthening Social Security Act, H.R. 6929, in the U.S. House of Representatives. This legislation will strengthen the Social Security system while im Read More >

  • 2018 Social Security and Medicare Factsheet

    January 17, 2018: Social Security and Medicare Factsheet The Many Faces of Social Security Nearly 173 million workers contribute to Social Security through payroll taxes. Nearly 62 million people receive monthly Social Security benef Read More >

  • 2017 Social Security and Medicare Factsheet

    February 06, 2017: Social Security and Medicare Factsheet The Many Faces of Social Security Nearly 171 million workers contribute to Social Security through payroll taxes. Nearly 61 million people receive monthly Social Security benefi Read More >

  • Social Security & Medicare Current Facts & Figures 2016

    January 21, 2016: The Many Faces of Social Security Nearly 165 million workers contribute to Social Security through payroll taxes. Nearly 59 million people receive monthly Social Security benefits, including: 42.5 million receive retirem Read More >

  • Social Security & Medicare Facts

    December 02, 2015: The Many Faces of Social Security Nearly 168 million workers contribute to Social Security through payroll taxes.  Nearly 59 million people receive monthly Social Security benefits, including:  41.9 million receive ret Read More >

  • Social Security Disability Insurance

    October 02, 2015: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) covers workers who experience severe, career-ending disabilities. The average payment to a disabled worker is about $1,100 a month. Even with Social Security, SSDI recipients are twice a Read More >

  • Social Security Expansion Bills

    September 17, 2015: Numerous bills to expand Social Security have been filed during this Congress. These bills will strengthen Social Security while improving the economic and retirement security of millions of Americans. Throughout these turbulen Read More >

  • Social Security Myth Buster

    August 27, 2015: “Social Security is driving up the federal deficit!” Social Security has not added a single cent to the federal budget deficit. The federal government doesn’t fund Social Security – American workers do.  Think about i Read More >

  • Safeguarding American Families and Expanding Social Security Act

    August 20, 2015: On August 5, 2015, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) introduced the Safeguarding American Families and Expanding Social Security (SAFE) Act, S. 1940, in the Senate. This legislation will strengthen Social Security while improving the ec Read More >

  • Private Sector Pensions Fact Sheet

    May 10, 2018: The Alliance often works with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), an independent government agency, to protect workers’ and retirees’ private sector defined benefit pension plans and ensure that they remain a Read More >

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