Bernie Sanders: “No Question” Social Security Will Be On Chopping Block This Session

On Wednesday, the Senate Budget Committee held a hearing titled “The coming crisis: Social Security Disability Trust Fund Insolvency.” Republicans have made the insolvency of Social ...

White House: Obama “Open” To Tying Social Security COLAs to Chained CPI

The White House announced this week that President Obama is open to discussing a major change in the way the growth of Social Security benefits are calculated. Obama is willing to ...

Obama’s 2016 Budget Challenges Republicans on Social Security Rule

President Obama released his 2016 budget on Monday, and one line item challenges a Social Security rule tweak passed by Republicans last month. In January, Congress passed a rule that ...

Congress Passes Social Security Rule Tweak – What Does It Mean?

Social Security’s disability fund could run out of money by 2016. In the past, shortfalls in the disability program have been addressed by shifting money into the disability fund ...

In Congress, Leadership Shifts Could Lead to Retirement Changes

Republicans control both houses of Congress, and there are many leadership shifts underway at the committee level as well. These shifts open the door for changes to retirement plans ...

Unions Expect Battle Over Pension Benefits to Intensify After Republicans Make Big Gains in Election

Unions and other labor groups say they expect the fight over retirement benefits, specifically public pensions, to intensify as the election saw Republican make gains in many state-level ...
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