Social Security Positions Crucial in Congressional District 1

Is your calendar circled for the day your Social Security check is deposited into your bank account? Do you plan your bill paying – and retired life in general —  and retired life in general — around that all-important date every month? If you answered yes, you should take a close look at the stark […]

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Rogers Social Security, Medicare plans dangerous

I am highly concerned about candidate Wendy Rogers’ plans for dismantling and/or privatizing Social Security and Medicare. These are both plans to which I have contributed during my entire working life, and now, as a senior citizen on a fixed and limited budget, I count on them! I’m sure that most AZ seniors count on […]

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Middle class left paying for cuts to social programs

Wednesday’s editorial on the gutting of social programs was the clearest presentation of the march to destroy the social safety net that I’ve seen to date. NPR ran a program Wednesday morning focused on the 50-year plan of the Kansas Koch brothers to reduce government and drown it in the bathtub, according to one of […]

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Pelosi Visits Arizona – Delivers Message on Taxes and Deficit

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi visited Arizona this week to deliver this message: The GOP plan couldn’t be clearer: Explode the deficit by passing a Tax Scam that puts the wealthiest first Pretend to panic about the massive deficit fueled by the Tax Scam Use deficit caused by tax scam to take from Medicare, Medicaid, […]

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Take Action: Trump’s Budget Cuts to Social Security

Trump’s just-released budget proposal includes $1.7 trillion in cuts to critical programs, including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Medicaid.  Workers and small businesses pay for SSDI through regular payroll taxes, and they have done so for decades pursuant to our nation’s social contract to provide critical financial support for disabled workers and their families. SSDI […]

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