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Social Security & Medicare

Trustees Reports: Social Security Steady, Medicare Financial Outlook Improved
The Social Security and Medicare Trustees issued their annual reports on the state of the two programs’ finances today. Social Security, according to its Trustees, has a $2.7 trillion surplus, enough to fully meet the deman…

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2010 Congressional Voting Record

2010 Alliance Voting Record, Compiling Key Congressional Votes, is Now Available
On Tuesday, the Alliance released its 2010 Congressional Voting Record, detailing the votes of every U.S. Senator and Representative on key issues affecting current and future retirees. The document is available at http:…

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Social Security

Hands off Social Security!

Next week will provide several chances for retiree activists to show their support for Social Security and voice their opposition to cuts that will weaken the program. On Monday, March 28th at 12:30 pm, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) will host a rally to pro…

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Health Care Changes for 2011

Although not directly related to health care, this is important to know: Beginning on 1 May, all new Social Security beneficiaries will be required to accept paperless payments - that is, debit cards or direct deposit to bank accounts. The new requirement also affects …

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