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 as likely to be poor ...Read more >
October 02, 2015: No Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) in 2016
On October 15, 2015, the Social Security Administration announced that there will be no cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security beneficiaries in 2016. This is the third time, since ...Read more >
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 turbulent times, Social Secu...Read more >
August 27, 2015: What is it?
Medicaid is a social safety net program that provides health coverage for low-income pregnant women, children, the disabled and seniors.
Who is covered under Medicaid?
About 7o million people receive Medicaid benefits, including:
o 31...Read more >
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 it: Social Security...Read more >
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 economic and retiremen...Read more >