June 30, 2023

Position Paper: RSC Budget Proposal

The Republican Study Committee (RSC), a House Caucus consisting of 175 members out of a total Republican House Caucus of 222 members (nearly 80%), proposed a budget that would, if enacted, increase Social Security’s full retirement age to 69 and subsidize private insurance options to compete with traditional Medicare, potentially transforming the program into a type of privatized voucher program.

The Alliance strongly rejects this approach and believes that any changes to Social Security and Medicare must start from the premise that the benefits the American people have earned and deserve are a sacred promise between workers and the government that must be kept intact and expanded for future generations.

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