The MAGA faction of the House Republican Conference is once again threatening to disrupt the basic functioning of government to push an unpopular agenda. Last spring, they brought the nation to the brink of default. Now, the House Freedom Caucus is refusing to keep the government from shutting down in September unless a set of extreme demands are met. In both cases, they have displayed a callous disregard for the effect of these machinations on everyday Americans who depend on the smooth operation of government — including, and especially, our nation’s seniors. Read more.
“The Women’s Retirement Protection Act of 2023 would take important steps toward closing the retirement income gap that leaves women reaching retirement age with significantly fewer resources than men, which they must stretch over more years because of their longer life expectancies,” said NCPSSM President & CEO Max Richtman. “We thank you for championing this important legislation and congratulate you for your long-standing leadership on issues important to women and seniors.” Read more.
Watch this 2-minute video to see how Social Security benefits Americans of all ages — and learn more about our “Social Security: Here Today, Here Tomorrow” town halls across the U.S.
There are many ways you can help preserve the legacy of Social Security and Medicare to ensure a decent quality of life for Americans. Petition drives, rallies and press events, telephone campaigns and community forums are some of the frequent activities we employ to help influence the policy agendas of Congress and the White House.