• Social Security Works

    salsa.wiredforchange.com 24 Feb '15, 4pm

    Make no mistake, the Congressional majority’s strategy for 2015 is to threaten millions of Americans in order to ram through deeply unpopular cuts to our Social Security system. This cynical divide-and-conquer strategy will continue tomorrow in the form of a hearing in the House of Re...

  • Social Security Works

    salsa.wiredforchange.com 12 Feb '15, 3pm

    Millionaires must pay their fair share On Tuesday, February 10th, the top one percent of income earners in America will stop paying into Social Security. This is because, right now, only the first $118,500 of a wage earner’s income is subject to the payroll tax that funds Social Secur...

  • Social Security Works

    salsa.wiredforchange.com 10 Feb '15, 6pm

    Millionaires must pay their fair share On Tuesday, February 10th, the top one percent of income earners in America will stop paying into Social Security. This is because, right now, only the first $118,500 of a wage earner’s income is subject to the payroll tax that funds Social Secur...

  • Social Security Works

    salsa.wiredforchange.com 05 Feb '15, 7pm

    Next week, the Senate Budget committee is holding its first hearing on Social Security benefits. This hearing marks the starting point in the Republican plan to cut our earned benefits. Republicans are offering the American people a false choice. They claim that the only way to avoid ...

  • Social Security Works

    salsa.wiredforchange.com 09 Dec '14, 8pm

    Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), just announced that next month he will be introducing Social Security expansion legislation when the new Congress convenes in 2015. Brown will reintroduce the Strengthening Social Security Act – championed by U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) who will retire at...

  • Social Security Works

    salsa.wiredforchange.com 14 Oct '14, 2pm

    Stand With Bernie Sanders and Social Security! If Democrats are going to maintain control of the U.S. Senate this November, they must take a strong stance in favor of expanding Social Security, which has a huge impact on the lives of tens of millions of Americans. Recent polling shows...

  • Social Security Works

    salsa.wiredforchange.com 11 Nov '14, 7pm

    Now Is the Time to Expand Social Security No matter what form it comes in (a concession in budget negotiations, a so called “grand bargain” to reform earned benefits, or as a way to avoid another government shutdown), we know what is coming. Republicans and Wall Street front groups ar...

  • Social Security Works

    salsa.wiredforchange.com 24 Jul '14, 7pm

    80 offices and 500 contact stations have already been closed in the last 3 years, and the Social Security Administration is planning more closures. At a time when more Americans rely on our Social Security system, we should be hiring more front-line staff, not closing offices and redu...

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