Legislative Update for Week Ending May 17, 2013
This week, The Senior Citizens League’s (TSCL’s) Board of Trustees traveled to Capitol Hill to host a Welcome Reception and to meet with several lawmakers and their top aides. In addition, Members of the Senate … Continued
Legislative Update for Week Ending May 10, 2013
This week, the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee held a hearing on the future of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. In addition, one key bill was re-introduced in the Senate, and three bills … Continued
Are Deeper Cuts Coming? — How Much Would You Lose?
Most analysts believe that switching to a more – stingy measure of inflation to determine annual cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) will form a key provision to larger government-wide deficit reduction legislation. The idea received the blessing … Continued
Major Immigration Reform Legislation Moving in Congress
Congress is coming together on immigration legislation that would provide work authorization and access to Social Security numbers to millions of immigrants who worked here illegally. A new TSCL research report based on data from … Continued