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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Overview of the White House’s counter-offer to avert the fiscal cliff

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
SOURCE: Written testimony of Dr. Eric Kingson before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging on Oct. 18, 2011

President Barack Obama spoke to Republican House Speaker John Boehner again last night and presented a counter-offer to avert the fiscal cliff. The fiscal cliff refers to the…

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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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