The 36th District Democrats in Washington state have passed a new resolution requesting the support of Sen. Patty Murray, Sen. Maria Cantwell, and Washington’s Congressional delegation, to strengthen and defend Social Security. From the text of the resolution:
The 36th District Democratic Organization of Washington State requests the President of the United States, United States Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and our Congressional delegation:
- defend current Social Security benefits;
- increase Social Security benefits;
- finance these increased benefits by removing the cap on income taxable for employer and employee contributions to Social Security, thereby enabling the most well-off people in the United States to help fund Social Security.
Other local legislative district organizations should free free to use this resolution as a template for their own. Contact Social Security Works – Washington with any questions.