36th District Dems pass resolution to strengthen and defend Social Security

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 …

Continue reading 36th District Dems pass resolution to strengthen and defend Social Security

Wonder why deficit hawks in DC are trying to cut Social Security? So do we.

Lately there's been a lot of talk about 'austerity measures' to manage the deficit in Washington D.C., but not much in the way of specifics. Perhaps attracting the most attention was President Obama's Fiscal Commission, which proposed benefit cuts and increases in the retirement age. Many elected officials have been reluctant to comment on these plans -- …

Continue reading Wonder why deficit hawks in DC are trying to cut Social Security? So do we.

Remind your Senators: “Hands Off Our Social Security”

Yesterday, tens of thousands of people delivered the message: "Hands Off Our Social Security!" to their members of Congress. So many, in fact,  that the Capitol Switchboard became overloaded and the phones went down. Our message is getting through loud and clear, but now is not the time to let up. The Fiscal Commission was …

Continue reading Remind your Senators: “Hands Off Our Social Security”