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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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Tag Archives: Supreme Court
Webinar: Social Security Benefits Now Based On Same Sex Marriage?
December 12, 2012 Webinar. On December 12, some 200 advocates and others attended a webinar entitled “Social Security Benefits Now Based on Same Sex Marriage.” Directing Attorney Gerald McIntyre led viewers through why individuals who would qualify for Social Security or survivor benefits … Continue reading
Individual Mandate Supported in Supreme Court Amicus Brief
In a Supreme Court amicus brief submitted January 11, 2012, National Senior Citizens Law Center’s Rochelle Bobroff, acting as Counsel of Record, writes that that the Affordable Care Act’s minimum coverage provision or individual mandate “falls squarely within Congress’ authority to … Continue reading
Hertz or Avis? Progressives’ Quest to Reclaim the Constitution and the Courts
In this Ohio State Law Journal article, Simon Lazarus details the challenges posed by the “increasingly reactionary and radical conservative agenda” in relation to the role of the Constitution and the courts.
Hand Wringing on Health Care
SLATE (1/9/2012). By Simon Lazarus. Hand Wringing on Health Care. Republican appointees have concluded that upholding the ACA mandate is compelled by the text of the Commerce Clause and Supreme Court precedent, that it is no more “coercive” than other measures, … Continue reading
The Medicaid Ambush
SLATE, The Medicaid Ambush (11/14/11) The Supreme Court’s unexpected and astounding reasons for wanting to hear a challenge to Obamacare. By Simon Lazarus and Dahlia Lithwick. The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, … Continue reading
Supreme Court Refuses to Shut Courthouse Doors on the Poor
On February 22, 2012, the Supreme Court rejected an attempt to eliminate a critical legal tool for protecting the rights of low-income individuals, including many elderly poor. Douglas v Independent Living Center is a significant victory for court access for … Continue reading
ACS Blog: Liberal Justices Miss the Point
Directing Attorney Rochelle Bobroff writes: “None of the present members of the Court have taken on his role of objecting to the conservative assault on court access to enforce civil rights, consumer protection, and safety net statutes. Their relative silence … Continue reading
ACS Blog: Supreme Court Ignores Federal Arbitration Act
May 6, 2011 — Rochelle Bobroff criticizes majority option: “this mode of interpretation is totally contrary to the duty of judges to uphold the law.” Read more.