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Seniors Mobilize for April 10th Congressional Call-in Day

The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare is mobilizing advocates across the nation in a Congressional Call-In day on Wednesday, April 10th, the day that President Obama releases his budget including cuts to Social Security.

Our goal is to flood Members of Congress with calls reminding them that Americans of all ages and political parties oppose cutting Social Security to pay for deficit reduction. President Obama’s Chained CPI budget proposal in his 2014 Budget will do exactly that.  Our message to Congress is simple:

Keep the Promise.  Social Security doesn’t contribute to the deficit and Americans of all parties oppose cutting benefits earned by middle-class families. The Chained CPI isn’t a “tweak” it’s a benefit cut America’s retirees, veterans and the disabled simply cannot afford.

NCPSSM’s Legislative Hotline will connect callers directly to their Congressional leaders from one toll-free number:

 

CHAINED CPI CONGRESSIONAL CALL IN DAY

(800) 998-0180

 

The National Committee led the charge against privatization and will do the same against any plan to cut Social Security benefits, including through the chained CPI.

 

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The National Committee, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization acts in the interests of its membership through advocacy, education, services, grassroots efforts and the leadership of the Board of Directors and professional staff. The work of the National Committee is directed toward developing better-informed citizens and voters.

 

Media Inquiries to:
Pamela Causey 202-216-8378/202-236-2123

Kim Wright 202-216-8414

www.ncpssm.org

 



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