Social Security Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Long wait times plague Social Security disability processRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | WSB-TV

    ... down the economy. Experts blame the number of aging baby boomers for the backlog, which piled up after the Social Security Administration got $1 billion less in funding than it sought for more staff. The roughly $126 billion Social Security ...


  2. Mexican Farmworkers Strike for Better Pay and an End to Abuses on the JobRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | CEPR

    ... all of San QuintA n, there are less than 24 thousand farm workers registered with the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS). The most important good produced is strawberries, but only a small portion of these are consumed in Mexico. Most are ...


  3. On Native GroundTHE Minimum Wage Should Be a Living WageRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... U.S. Where are all the customers. And where's their money?" The official company line is that the end of the Social Security payroll tax break, plus delays in tax refunds, are to blame for the poor sales. For many lower-income customers that are ...


  4. On Native GroundWHAT Did the 'Fiscal Cliff' Actually Accomplish?Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... the economy hostage, as they did in 2011 during the last debt ceiling vote, to force cuts in spending for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Two months from now, even with a slightly better Congress, we will have an even worse fight on our ...


  5. On Native GroundCLASS Warfare? Only When the Poor Fight BackRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... of the more radical conservatives are advocating, that it is OK for the federal government to stop paying Social Security benefits and default on the trillions of dollars of government bonds that make up the Social Security Trust Fund, what does ...


  6. Campaign 2012SAGGING Fortunes Target PerryRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... CNN/ORC poll showing he has a huge lead among voters, Perry started out as a ready target who had criticized Social Security, the sacred cow of American politics. He nonetheless managed to elude the missiles lobbed at him on several issues, ...


  7. On Native GroundWE Need More Carpenters, and Few JackassesRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... past decade, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the Bush tax cuts, while preserving Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. We can start by making the wealthy and corporations pay their fair share. For all the screeching of the far right, taxation ...


  8. On Native GroundPLAYING Chicken with the U.S. EconomyRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... counters with a plan that would reduce the deficit by $4 trillion over 10 years through major changes to Social Security and Medicare, in exchange for Republican support for ending the Bush tax cuts on the wealthy. As David Brooks wrote in The New ...


  9. On Native GroundDEFICIT Reduction: the Wrong Policy at the Wrong TimeRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... Progressive Caucus' "People's Budget" would create a budget surplus by 2021 while saving Medicare and Social Security. How? By raising taxes on the wealthy, closing tax loopholes, cutting defense spending and spending money to create new jobs to ...


  10. On Native GroundTHE People's Budget is Better for AllRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... people. Look at the public opinion polls and you will see support for preserving Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. You'll see support for increased spending on education at all levels. You'll see support for increased scientific and medical ...


  11. On Native GroundOBAMA Surrenders Again to the RepublicansRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... 2011 would be about $150 billion instead of $1.2 trillion. Notice what wasn't mentioned as deficit-drivers: Social Security, Medicare, and other social welfare spending. Yet the so-called deficit hawks are focused on cutting these programs while ...


  12. On Native GroundSOME Common-Sense Alternatives to Fiscal AusterityRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... we had political leaders with courage, intelligence and common sense, they would be considering these ideas: Social Security is still financially sound for the next 30 years if nothing is done. But if the income cap was on the FICA deduction was ...


  13. Reporting: Rep. Giffords ShootingWHY Was U.S. Judge John Roll There?Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... With Rep. Gifford, they could get help with problems involving government agencies, such as VA benefits or Social Security, from someone willing and able to do something about them. Judge Roll was recently best known as the author of a 2009 ruling ...


  14. On Native GroundOBAMA Wavers, and Democracy Hangs in the BalanceRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2010 | American Reporter

    There's a reason why the left-wing blogosphere called them "The Catfood Commission." If the various proposals for reducing government spending by cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid were enacted, many of us would be dining on Friskies for supper.


  15. An association for disabled businesspersons to be launchedRead the original story

    Saturday | Stabroek News

    ... and public spaces are fully compliant with the UN charters on accessibility. d) Engage the Ministry of Social Security to enhance the benefits given to the disabled person and their family as a whole. With these and other issues in mind, I have ...


  16. Christmas Bureau's longest-serving volunteer says he'll stay as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... agency verifying each child's name, address and date of birth. WIC folders are accepted as ID for children. Social Security cards are not valid identification. It happened some dozen years ago. He lifted a small girl, about 4 years old, so she could ...


  17. Giving thanksRead the original story

    Friday | Marshall Independent

    ... were disabled. The majority of our applicants were working or self-employed, a close second were receiving Social Security benefits. Our customers live in houses, apartments and mobile homes and they use electricity, natural gas, fuel or biofuel to ...


  18. HEAP outreaches in Angola, Concord and EdenRead the original story

    Friday | Observer

    ... HEAP benefits," said Legislator Mills. 3) One (1) form of ID for all household members (birth certificate or Social Security card or driver's license or school ID, etc.) For questions or additional information, please call the HEAP Hotline at (716) ...


  19. Electronic toy maker Vtech hackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Star

    ... "important to note that our customer database does not contain any credit card or banking information" nor social security numbers. However it does contain what Vtech describes as "general user profile information", such as "name, email address, ...


  20. Dungeons of DebtTHE Rowboat and the Destroyer: a ParableRead the original story

    Friday | American Reporter

    ... in savings or he can declare bankruptcy and blow away $43,000, and then try to live without credit on social security checks of $412 a month. His indecision and pain is well deserved, because he didn't husband his money well, yet the choices remain ...