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Media Backgrounder for Release of 2018 Social Security Trustees Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Media Backgrounder for Release of 2018 Social Security Trustees Report SOON-TO-BE-RELEASED REPORT WILL SHOW THAT SOCIAL SECURITY CONTINUES TO WORK FOR AMERICA An Expanded Social Security Will Work Even Better Washington, D.C. –

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Big Pharma Owns the Trump Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Big Pharma Owns the Trump Administration (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, on Donald Trump’s upcoming speech on drug pricing: “Donald Trump

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Activists Rally to Stop the Closure of Arlington’s Only Social Security Office

On Thursday, May 3rd, advocates and retirees held a rally opposing the planned closure of Arlington’s only Social Security office. The office is currently scheduled to be closed in June. The next closest field office is in south Alexandria, already serves

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Activists to Hold Rally to Protest Closure of Arlington Social Security Office

Media Advisory For: Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Activists to Hold Rally to Protest Planned Closure of Arlington Social Security Office Arlington, VA – Thursday, May 3rd at 12pm at 1401 Wilson Blvd, activists, including advocates and retirees, will hold a rally opposing

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Legislation That Would Surreptitiously Steal Social Security’s $2.9 Trillion Surplus Has Been Defeated – But 97% of Republicans Voted For It

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Legislation That Would Surreptitiously Steal Social Security’s $2.9 Trillion Surplus Has Been Defeated – But 97% of Republicans Voted For It (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Nancy Altman,

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Social Security and Medicare Are Alive. Paul Ryan is (Politically) Dead.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Social Security and Medicare Are Alive. Paul Ryan is (Politically) Dead. (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, executive director of Social Security Works, in reaction

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Rick Scott is an Enemy of Seniors and Working Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Rick Scott is an Enemy of Seniors and Working Families (Washington, DC) —  Below is a statement from Jon “Bowzer” Bauman, President of Social Security Works PAC, in response to Governor Rick Scott entering the Florida Senate race: “Rick Scott wants

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$480 Million Increase For Social Security Administration is Progress After Years of Cuts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23rd, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] $480 Million Increase For Social Security Administration is Progress After Years of Cuts (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works, in reaction to the

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New Polling on Social Security, Medicare, and Prescription Drug Prices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 16th, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] New Polling on Social Security, Medicare, and Prescription Drug Prices Voters overwhelmingly support expanding Social Security and Medicare, as well as taking federal action to lower drug prices. (Washington, DC)

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Social Security Works Statement for House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on FY19 Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2018 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] Social Security Works Statement for House Natural Resources Committee Hearing on FY19 Budget (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, President of Social Security Works, in reaction to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s

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