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If you're one of the millions of Americans who believes we should expand Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and lower prescription drug prices, we need YOU to take action TODAY!
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Social Security COLAs Need to Reflect the Real Expenses Beneficiaries Face

Shame on Every Senator Who Voted for Alex Azar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Shame on Every Senator Who Voted for Alex Azar (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, in reaction to the...
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Sens. Sanders, Casey, Warren to Join Advocates to Deliver 250,000 Petitions Opposing Social Security Administration Cuts

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Media Advisory For: Thursday, January 18th, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Sens. Sanders, Casey, Warren Join Advocates to Deliver 250,000 Petitions Opposing Social Security Administration Cuts Washington, DC - This Thursday, January 18th, Senators Bernie Sand...
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Take Action: No Cuts To The Social Security Administration Budget

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In the new federal budget―being voted on this month―Senate Republicans are proposing a $492 million cut to the Social Security Administration (SSA). This is on top of the billions Republicans have already underfunded the SSA this decade. This is a backdoor attack on Social Security. With thei...
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Take Action: Oppose HHS Nominee Alex Azar

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Donald Trump’s administration is full of industry executives who are currently dismantling the very departments they’re charged with running. From the EPA to the Department of Education, it’s one conflict of interest after another. Now, Politico is reporting that Donald Trump is leaning toward...
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Tom Price Must Resign

Alex Lawson, Executive Director, Social Security Works Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price should have never been confirmed. Price has a long history of enriching himself at the public’s expense, both before and during his time in Congress. Investigative j...
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Take Action: Defeat Trumpcare

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Like a weed, Trumpcare just won’t stop popping up. We’ve mounted unprecedented resistance over and over, but Republicans keep trying to sneak it through. Now, Republican Senators Lindsey Graham (SC) and Bill Cassidy (LA) have introduced the latest edition of Trumpcare. And they have until nex...
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Social Security Expansion and the U.S. Congress

 Bills Introduced in the 115th Congress to Expand Social Security Bill Name   Changes to Social Security Lifts the cap CPI-E Extends Solvency Other Benefits Increases Social Security Expansion Act S. 427 & H.R. 1114         Sen. Bernie...
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Social Security Works Letter of Support for Social Security 2100 Act

Social Security Works is happy to support Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Rep. John Larson (D-CT-1) as they reintroduce the Social Security 2100 Act of 2017. This legislation would expand Social Security benefits for all Americans. Please see our letters of support below. Senate Letter of Suppo...
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Social Security Administration Hiring Freeze Opposition Letter

The Trump Administration began a federal hiring freeze upon commencing their term. Social Security Works and the Strengthen Social Security Coalition stand firm against any efforts to undermine our Social Security system, including under resourcing the Social Security Administration. Here are the...
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SSSC Letter in Opposition to Tom Price for HHS

Strengthen Social Security Coalition Letter opposing Rep. Tom Price's nomination to Secretary of Health and Human Services. Full text: Dear Senator: The Strengthen Social Security Coalition is a broad-based alliance of over 350 national and statewide organizations, including women’s, labor, a...
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