Scrap the Cap to improve Social Security’s benefits

Social Security provides benefits to more than 50 million Americans – benefits that are critical for retirees, widows/widowers, and families of disabled and deceased workers. That’s why some members of Congress, including Sen. Bernie Sanders, have supported legislation to “Scrap the Cap” on Social Security. This simple tweak would ensure millionaires will pay the same …

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AARP willing to consider cuts to Social Security – tell your elected officials they don’t speak for you!

Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that AARP is willing to consider benefit cuts to Social Security. Social Security Works - Washington and our allies, including the Alliance for Retired Americans, are completely opposed to this position. Ed Coyle, the Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans responded, “The story in the Wall …

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Two simple ways you can make sure Obama keeps his word on Social Security

During his campaign, then-candidate Obama made his support for Social Security crystal clear: “I do not want to cut benefits or raise the retirement age. I believe there are a number of ways we can make Social Security solvent that do not involve placing these added burdens on seniors.” Sen. Barak Obama, Op-ed in Quad …

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