Social Security

Policies that would Cut Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

As Congress and the new Administration begin setting their legislative agenda for the 115th Congress, legislators should be especially watchful for proposals that would cut or weaken our Social Security system. The American people did not vote for cuts to … Continue reading

Representative Sam Johnson’s Social Security Plan: The Younger You Are, the Bigger the Cut

Representative Sam Johnson (R-TX03), powerful chairman of the Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee,  recently-introduced Social Security Reform Act of 2016 (H.R. 6489), which proposes deep cuts to Social Security while radically altering the nature of … Continue reading