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Older Voters To Candidates: Don't Forget About Us
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, elderly issues, campaign 2016, welfare, Social Security, news, candidates )

Cal
- 41 days ago - npr.org
People 65 and older make up more than a fifth of the electorate, but the issues that concern them are rarely mentioned on the campaign trail.
Why Seniors--Not CEO's--Deserve a Raise - Elizabeth Warren
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Elizabeth Warren, Safety Net, Senior Poverty, SAVE Benefits Act )

Judy
- 113 days ago - talkpoverty.org
Since its beginning, Social Security has been adjusted from time to time, and that's what we need to do now. With some modest adjustments, it is possible to keep the system solvent for decades more, even while increasing benefits.
Looming Medicare Premium Hikes Could Hurt Millions of Americans - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, COLA, cost of living, seniors, medicare, increase premiums, petition )

Dandelion
- 289 days ago - secure.ncpssm.org
Millions of Americans are bracing for a hefty Medicare premium increase set to take effect in January. This also comes at a time when the Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) is projected to be zero for 2016
Another Sneak Attack on Social Security - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Republicans, Congress, pitting disabled against retirees )

Dandelion
- 348 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
We will not be divided. Whether it is taking away earned benefits without due process or pitting retirees against the disabled, we need to make clear: Social Security is one system that benefits us all. Its benefits should be expanded, not cut.
Tell the White House Conference on Aging: It Is Time to Expand Social Security!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, petitions )

Freya
- 369 days ago - expandsocialsecuritynow.com
Today, two-thirds of retirees depend on Social Security for the majority of their income. As employers continue phasing out traditional pensions in favor of a do-it-yourself retirement savings model, it is critical that we fight to protect and expand...
Congress Address The 7.7 Trillion Dollar Retirement Income Deficit - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Elders, Disabled, retirement, Congress, deficit )

Dandelion
- 389 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
With fewer and fewer employers offering traditional pension plans, and with Social Security cost of living adjustments not keeping up with retirees actual expenses, it is time for a retirement solution.
Eleanors Hope - Womens Health and Retirement Security   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eleanor's Hope, Eleanor Roosevelt, social security, medicare, women issues, older women, poverty )

Dandelion
- 404 days ago - youtube.com
One in three women are living in or near poverty. Older women face poverty in far greater numbers than older men. This National Initiative is to raise awareness recruit and train new activists and bolster Congressional leaders on womens unique issues.
Email Congress: Slash Funding for War ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, war, Pentagon, congress, economy, ethics, government, dishonesty, military, politics, news, freedoms, social security, education, healthcare )

Carrie
- 428 days ago - action.winwithoutwar.org
27 cents of every dollar we pay in federal income taxes goes to the Pentagon. At the same time, Congress is slashing funding for education, diplomacy, and social security. Please email your legislators and ask Congress to slash funding for war.
It Is Time To Scrap The Cap And Expand Social Security!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, Bernie Sanders, scrap the cap, senior citizens )

Dandelion
- 429 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
With the average Social Security benefit today being just $1,328 a month, and more than one-third of our senior citizens relying on Social Security for virtually all of their income, Governments job is to expand benefits, not cut them.
 

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