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Social Security Expansion and the U.S. Congress

Bills Introduced in the 115th Congress to Expand Social Security Bill Name   Changes to Social Security Lifts the cap CPI-E Extends Solvency Other Benefits Increases Social Security Expansion Act S. 427 & H.R. 1114         Sen. … Continue reading

Social Security Works for African Americans

Our Social Security system is neutral with regard to race and ethnicity, but because African Americans tend to have lower earnings over the course of their working years and little access to employer sponsored retirement plans, Social Security is particularly … Continue reading

Social Security Works for Young Americans

Opponents of our Social Security system often justify cuts to the program by framing retirement security as a question of generational equity, and pitting the needs of today’s retirees against the futures of young workers—in particular, the millennial generation—by wrongly … Continue reading