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The Latest News on Social Security and Medicare
Voters Say “No Thanks” to Christie’s Plans to Gut Social Security & Medicare

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s political strategy to portray himself as a tough-talking-truth-teller by promising to destroy America’s retirement safety net if elected President came to a predictable conclusion today.  I say it’s predictable because Americans have worked hard to earn their Social Security and Medicare and this campaign shows they simply don’t support Christie’s slash and burn strategy.  Voters, of all political persuasions, agree Social Security and Medicare must be strengthened not cut.  That’s a powerful lesson for the remaining candidates after today’s Christie campaign suspension announcement. 

Seniors Applaud President’s Proposal Allowing Medicare to Negotiate  for Lower Rx Drug Prices

It’s long past time for Congress to acknowledge the hard truth that the sky-rocketing cost of prescription drugs is hurting average Americans and our federal budget. Medicare spends billions providing Part D drug coverage each year while beneficiaries including seniors, the disabled and their families also face rising out-of-pocket costs and higher premiums. All the while, drug makers continue to reap the profits of their price gouging. 

Letter Endorsing Social Security Expansion Act

On behalf of the millions of members and supporters of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, I write to endorse your legislation, S. 731, the “Social Security Expansion Act.”  The National Committee commends you for introducing this legislation, which extends the solvency of both the Old-Age and Survivors and the Disability Insurance Social Security trust funds through 2074. 

As Primary Season Gets Underway, SeniorVote2016

The 2016 election for the White House and Congress will be expensive, combative and extremely important for the future of generations of older Americans. Literally millions of American families are impacted by decisions made in Washington on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid yet these issues remain on the back-burner for many political candidates. To help arm voters with the facts, the National Committee has launched SeniorVote2016.org as a one-stop, easy to use source of information on the 2016 campaign.  

UPDATED: Legislative Agenda 114th Congress 2nd Session

As the second session of the 114th Congress begins its work, we've detailed a myriad of legislative priorities which would continue to build and strengthen Social Security and Medicare's historic legacy for current and future beneficiaries.

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