NCPSSM President Testifies at Hill Hearing on Social Security Legislation

Social Security must be expanded and strengthened now. That was the message National Committee president Max Richtman delivered in testimony today before the House Ways and Means Social Security subcommittee, chaired by Rep. John Larson (D-CT). This was the first and possibly only hearing on Congressman Larson’s Social Security 2100: A Sacred Trust legislation, which would boost benefits and extend the solvency of the program’s trust fund.

House Passage of Build Back Better is Something For Seniors To Be Thankful For

The House of Representatives passed President Biden’s landmark Build Back Better plan this morning --- a victory achieved by Democrats to benefit American seniors.  The House-enacted legislation represents the biggest expansion of the social safety net for older Americans and their families in five decades.

What’s Happening with Budget Reconciliation Legislation Affecting Seniors?

As Democrats attempt to unite around a final budget reconciliation package – otherwise known as President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan – seniors advocates are keeping a close eye on key provisions affecting older Americans.

Holdout House Dems Should Side with the People, Not Big Pharma

Nearly 90% of the American public wants Medicare to be able to negotiate drug prices with Big Pharma – including a majority of Republicans. Unfortunately, the will of the people is being thwarted not only by Republicans in Congress, who refuse to support Medicare price negotiation, but holdout ‘moderate’ Democrats.
2021-09-17T15:02:03-04:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Democrats, Medicare, Medicare Drug Coverage and Costs, Polls, President Biden, Republicans|

Social Security Trustees Report Signals Now is the Time to Strengthen & Expand the Program

Americans who rely on Social Security can exhale for a moment now that the program’s Trustees have reported that the trust fund will remain solvent until 2034. That’s only one year earlier than projected in last year’s report. It is time to strengthen and expand the program.
2021-08-31T17:33:32-04:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: COLAs, Congress, Democrats, Rep. John Larson, Social Security|
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