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The Latest on Social Security

Social Security: An Economic Engine That Benefits Everyone

There is no better way to help Main Street than to elect members of Congress who appreciate Social Security’s immensely positive impact on our economy – and will work hard to expand on the program’s promise.

Family Caregivers Would Get More Social Security Under Clinton Plan?

As policy makers wrestle with Social Security’s flagging finances, some are also looking for ways to make the program more generous to some family caregivers.

Calls for Social Security Expansion Grow Louder in Washington

As policy makers wrestle with Social Security’s flagging finances, some are also looking for ways to make the program more generous to some family caregivers.

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Get the Facts on Boosting Social SecurityGet the Facts

This campaign builds upon the growing public support for expanding Social Security.The Boost Social Security Now education campaign will inform and mobilize our membership, grassroots networks and on-line communities to convince Congress that now is the time to boost benefits, not cut them.

Sign the Petition on Boosting Social SecuritySign the Petition

Social Security is the major source of income for most of America’s elderly with 46% of retirees depending on Social Security for 90% or more of their income and an average monthly benefit of just $1,269. The Social Security COLA has averaged just over 1% over the past five years with 0% for two of those years, far below the largest spending increase seniors’ face, which is spending on health care.

A Growing Movement to Boost Social SecurityA Growing Movement

We are not alone. Boost Social Security Now is not just about one organization lobbying for change. It’s about members of Congress, advocacy groups, members of the press and grassroots activists who are all working to change the viewpoint of our nation’s leaders. Here are some of The National Committee’s  allies and friends who are also working to redirect Washington’s perspective from cutting benefits to expanding them.

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