Legislative Update for Week Ending November 27, 2015
This week was slow on Capitol Hill as lawmakers in the House and Senate adjourned for the holiday recess. They will return with a busy schedule on Monday, November 30th. Congress Adjourns for Thanksgiving Recess … Continued
Legislative Update: December 2015
Budget Deal Passes With Provisions To Head Off SSDI Benefit Cut By Jessie Gibbons, Senior Policy Analyst Congress recently took action to head off a looming 19% cut in Social Security disability benefits received by … Continued
Why Isn’t There Any COLA Next Year When Medicare Costs Are Spiking?
(Washington, DC) – Although there won’t be any Social Security cost – of – living adjustment (COLA) next year, many of the nation’s biggest drug and health plans are sharply increasing costs, warns The Senior … Continued
No Cost-of-living Adjustment!
The Social Security Administration recently confirmed there wouldn’t be an annual Cost-Of-Living Adjustment (COLA) increase to benefits next year. This is the third time in seven years that Social Security beneficiaries won’t receive a COLA, … Continued
What Is Your Social Security Check Missing? About $153
(Washington, DC) – Low inflation is striking another blow to the long – term Social Security income of millions of older and disabled Americans, according to a new analysis by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). … Continued