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NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville calls on Congress in his latest Huffington Post blog to act to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to help low-income seniors like Dollie.
NSCLC Directing Attorney Eric Carlson is quoted in a Nov. 19, 2014 article in Governing concerning Medicaid reimbursement for care outside nursing homes.
Dollie, 73, lives solely on income from Supplemental Social Security for all of her living expenses. But the program needs an update. Watch Dollie’s story and then help NSCLC restore this important poverty program.
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Category Archives: Supplemental Security Income
In August, U.S. Reps. William Enyart (D-IL) and James McGovern (D-MA) joined as co-sponsors to the Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act (H.R/ 1601), a bill sponsored by Rep. Raul Grijalva and championed by NSCLC. More than two dozen national and … Continue reading
Policy Issue Brief on The Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act (August 2013)
This paper lists both co-sponsors and endorsing organizations of the Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act (HR 1601).
On April 17, NSCLC sponsored a Capitol Hill briefing attended by some 60 people. Find a video, summary of “SSI Restoration Act” (H.R. 1601), press release, fact sheet, remarks and panel biographies here. Briefing Agenda Press Release | Comunicado de prensa …
Revised for 2013, this fact sheet describes the program, who receives it, and why it is important.