Rep. Rick Larsen and Rep. Jim McDermott cosponsor bill to oppose chained CPI

The Chained CPI, which we've written about any number of times, is getting support from Congressional Republicans, President Obama, and even some Democrats. The chained CPI itself is a bit convoluted, but here's the quick and dirty: it's a backdoor benefit cut that will reduce Social Security benefits - and it gets worse as you …

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Rep. Jim McDermott Asks Social Security Administration to Keep Seattle Field Offices Open

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA) called for a halt to the planned closure of both the Social Security Downtown field office and the Chinatown-International District field office and their planned relocation to the Jackson Federal Building. In a letter written to Michael Astrue, the National Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, McDermott wrote: …

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Photos from “The Threat to Social Security” event with Terry O’Neill

Check out photos from Monday's event "The Threat to Social Security: An Issue for All Generations" with National Organization for Women President Terry O'Neill, U.S. Congressman Jim McDermott, and former Deputy Secretary of H.U.D. Ron Sims. They're up now on Facebook - and don't forget to"Like" Social Security Works - WA while you're there! Click …

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