Thursday, January 8, 2015

Congress Killing Disability

Although it’s no secret, for example, see House rule sets up election-year battle over Social Security, that the new Congress is trying to prevent people from receiving disability benefits. New York Republican Tom Reed sponsored a rule that will cut benefits to the disabled and their families by 19%. All Democrats opposed the new rule, while almost every Republican voted in favor of it. 

For more information, see Michael Hiltzik, LA Times Do Republicans misunderstand Social Security, or just feign ignorance?

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