Social Security Works

The mission of Social Security Works is to: Protect and improve the economic security of disadvantaged and at-risk populations; Safeguard the economic security of those dependent, now or in the future, on Social Security; and Maintain Social Security as a vehicle of social justice.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The Social Security Expansion Act is Wise Policy and Winning Politics
The following is a statement from Nancy Altman , President of Social Security Works , endorsing the Social Security Expansion Act, which was introduced this morning by Senators Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Kamala Harris (D-CA) along with Rep. Peter...
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Over 200 Democrats Just Introduced a Bill to Expand Social Security
This morning, Rep. John Larson (D-CT) introduced the Social Security 2100 Act with over 200 original co-sponsors. Video of the introduction event is available here . The following is a statement in support of the bill from Nancy Altman , President of Social Security Works : "When President Franklin...
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Friday, January 11, 2019
Donald Trump's Bigoted Crackpot Appointee to the Social Security Administration Must Resign Immediately
The following is a statement from Alex Lawson , Executive Director of Social Security Works , in reaction to a Media Matters exposé on the outrageous misogyny and homophobia of Robert W. Patterson, who Donald Trump appointed as an Associate Commissioner at the Social Security Administration: "...
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Thursday, January 03, 2019
The New Congress Is Poised to Make History
The following is a statement from Nancy Altman , President of Social Security Works , in reaction to the news that House Democrats will be holding hearings on expanded and improved Medicare for All: "This Congress will be historic. House Democrats will hold hearings on expanding Social Security for...
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The Prescription Drug Price Relief Act is Big Pharma's Worst Nightmare
The following is a statement from Alex Lawson , Executive Director of Social Security Works , in support of the Prescription Drug Price Relief Act, announced today by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA): "The Prescription Drug Price Relief Act will lower drug prices for every...
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Monday, October 01, 2018
Andrew Saul is Unfit to Lead the Social Security Administration
The following is a statement from Alex Lawson , Executive Director of Social Security Works , in anticipation of tomorrow's Senate Finance Committee hearing on Donald Trump's nomination of Andrew M. Saul for Commissioner Of Social Security: "Like so many of Donald Trump's nominees, Andrew Saul is...
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Thursday, September 13, 2018
Senators Sanders and Warren, Reps. Larson and Dingell Introduce Expand Social Security Caucus
Today, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), alongside Representatives John Larson (D-CT), and Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined seniors and activists for a press conference introducing the new Expand Social Security Caucus. The Expand Social Security Caucus is bicameral, chaired...
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Larson, Sanders To Announce the Expand Social Security Caucus
Thursday , Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01), and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and the co-chairs of the bicameral Expand Social Security Caucus will hold a public event to not just protect Social Security, but to strengthen it for all American workers. WHO: Rep. John B. Larson Sen. Bernie...
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Friday, August 31, 2018
Trump’s Forthcoming Retirement Savings Executive Order: A Cruel Joke on Workers
The following is a statement from Nancy Altman , President of Social Security Works , in reaction to reports that Donald Trump will be signing an executive order on retirement savings this afternoon during a campaign trip to North Carolina: "Americans are facing a looming retirement income crisis...
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Rick Scott is the Real Enemy of Medicare and Social Security
Below is a statement from Jon "Bowzer" Bauman, President of Social Security Works PAC: “Rick Scott's dishonest ad attacking Senator Bill Nelson on Medicare and Social Security is the height of hypocrisy. As CEO of Columbia/HCA, Scott perpetrated one of the largest Medicare and Medicaid frauds in...
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