Fiscal Cliff: Alternative or “chained” Consumer Price Index & Social Security

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
SOURCE: SSA.gov

ANALYSIS: Earlier this week, the White House proposed cutting Social Security spending by adjusting how the government calculates cost-of-living increases for seniors. In an effort to strike a…

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National coalition calls on Congress to improve Social Security benefits for women

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
SOURCE: National Committee to Protect Social Security & Medicare

The National Committee to Protect Social Security & Medicare released a report this month urging Congress to improve Social Security benefits for older women who are facing growing…

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Transcript: Press briefing Q&A on the National Committee to Protect Social Security & Medicare’s proposals to improve Social Security benefits for women

Monday, May 28, 2012

Press briefing Q&A on the National Committee to Protect Social Security & Medicare’s proposals to improve Social Security benefits for women (May 11, 2012):  Max Richtman, President of…

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Transcript: NOW President Terry O’Neill on the NCPSSM’s report on gender inequality and Social Security reforms

Monday, May 28, 2012

Remarks by Terry O’Neill, President of the National Organization of Women, on the NCPSSM’s report on women and Social Security (May 11, 2012):  “I think that if there…

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Transcript: Dr. Heidi Hartmann on proposed reforms to improve Social Security benefits for women & same-sex couples

Monday, May 28, 2012

Remarks by Dr. Heidi Hartmann, President of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, on the NCPSSM’s proposed reforms to improve Social Security benefits for women (May 11, 2012):  …

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Transcript: Super Committee Co-Chair Rep. Jeb Hensarling’s Q&A on previous debt proposals

Friday, November 4, 2011

Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing: Overview of Previous Debt Proposals on Nov. 1, 2011 Transcript of Committee Co-Chair Rep. Jeb Hensarling’s (R-TX) Question and Answer Session: 

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Transcript: Dr. Eric Kingson on cost of living adjustments for Social Security recipients

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Dr. Eric Kingson called on Congress to implement Social Security cost of living adjustments that accurately reflect the rising cost of health care for American seniors.

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