Jon “Bowzer” Bauman

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Jon Bauman is best known as “Bowzer” from the hit TV series and musical group, “Sha Na Na.” Since 2004, he has traveled the country acting as a surrogate on senior issues for literally dozens of political campaigns. In 2018, Jon is holding endorsement events with over 50 Congressiona...
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The Truth About Social Security in Maryland

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Our The Truth About Social Security and Medicare series of reports is written for public officials, members of the press, advocates, educators and other concerned citizens. Each report includes statistics about the number of people who receive benefits, the types of benefits they receive and the t...
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Medicare for All Legislation

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Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act H.R. 676 Rep. Keith Ellison [D-MN-5] The Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act, H.R. 676, would establish a single-payer national health insurance program in the United States. The bill would create a publicly financed, privately delivered health...
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Social Security Works Opposes the 2018 Balanced Budget Amendment

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In the wake of the GOP tax scam, which hands massive tax breaks to the richest 1% and multinational corporations, Republicans in the House are preparing to introduce a “balanced budget amendment.” Such an amendment would force automatic cuts to our earned benefits and other critical programs ...
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SOCIAL SECURITY WARRIORS: Going on Offense for Retirement Security & Universal Healthcare

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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4x3z_zJB1g[/embed] Take our follow-up survey to help us improve future trainings! Social Security Works has prepared a webinar that repeats and reinforces the training conducted at you learned at the convention training session. To those who participat...
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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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51 Republican Senators Just Voted to Cut $400 Billion From Medicare

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2nd, 2017 Contact: Linda Benesch, [email protected] 51 Republican Senators Just Voted to Cut $400 Billion From Medicare (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works, in re...
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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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The GOP wants to eliminate the estate tax. Let’s use it to expand Social Security instead

Nancy Altman, President, Social Security Works Of the many giveaways to the super-rich in the Republican tax bill, the elimination of the estate tax stands out. This tax, the government’s most progressive source of revenue, does not affect 99.8 percent of Americans. Rather, it is paid by Republ...
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Naomi

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This page in memory of Naomi Brodock, who passed away after a four-and-a-half year battle with two cancers. Naomi was a part of a lower middle class family trying to navigate the challenging American health care system while fighting stage 4 cancer. Her wish is that no family to have to repe...
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