Legislative News

  • Legislative Update for Week Ending January 23, 2015

    This week, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a two-day hearing on the future of Medicare’s flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. House Committee Debates SGR’s Future On Wednesday and Thursday, the House … Continued

  • Legislative Update: January 2015

    TSCL Gears Up For Busy New Year By Jessie Gibbons, Legislative Assistant After a much-anticipated mid-term election and an active “lame duck” session on Capitol Hill, the 114th Congress has officially begun and The Senior … Continued


49% of older Americans would have to raid their retirement savings to raise $3,000 in an emergency. Another 29% said they would either borrow or use a line of credit. Learn More


  • Social Security Recipients Think Government Manipulates CPI Data

    Alexandria, VA: People who receive Social Security benefits overwhelmingly think the federal government is manipulating consumer price index (CPI) data, according to a new poll by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). When asked, “Do you … Continued

  • Christmas Wish – Higher COLA

    Alexandria, VA: More than 90 percent of older Americans are likely to be making a secret Christmas wish for the New Year, says The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). “That’s to make ends meet,” says TSCL … Continued


If your income was up to $1,331/mo individual or $1,790 couple in 2014 you may be eligible to have your Part B premium paid for you. Learn more.