Tag Archives: Chained CPI

Statement by NSCLC’s Paul Nathanson on the Chained CPI

WASHINGTON — President Obama’s budget proposal released today includes an unacceptable change to Social Security’s cost of living adjustments (COLAs). A switch to the chained CPI formula to determine Social Security COLA benefits is a stealth benefit cut. It  will mean …

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The Fiscal Cliff Deal: What Does It Mean for Low-income Older Adults?

ANALYSIS The Fiscal Cliff Deal: What Does It Mean for Low-income Older Adults? On Tuesday, January 1, 2013, by a vote of 257-167, the House of Representatives agreed to approve the Senate amendments to H.R. 8, the American Taxpayer Relief … Continue reading

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NSCLC Supports Rebuild America Act

In a letter to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), chair of the Committee on Health, Education , Labor and Pensions, NSCLC strongly endorsed the Rebuild America Act.  NSCLC praised the Act’s inclusion of a provision that ensures that beneficiaries who receive … Continue reading

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Threats to Seniors Well-Being

(July 2011) Just because President Obama signed the debt ceiling deal into law, low-income older Americans have no reason to celebrate. Several of the cuts that were threatened for the Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs … Continue reading

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