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Sanders Warns Against Changing Social Security Formula
Monday, 12/10/12
By Melody Bodette
Senator Bernie Sanders warns that he'll oppose one change to Social Security that's under discussion as part of the fiscal cliff talks. Sanders says some want to shift the way the annual cost of living is adjusted for people who receive Social Security benefits.
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Sanders Vows To Maintain Veterans, Social Security Benefits
Friday, 11/09/12
By John Dillon
Senator Bernie Sanders says one of his top priorities in Washington is to fight efforts to recalibrate how Social Security and veterans' benefits are calculated. He says deficit hawks want to switch to a system that would limit benefits.
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Sanders, MacGovern Diverge On Social Security Policy
Tuesday, 09/25/12
By Bob Kinzel
One of the major policy differences between Senator Bernie Sanders and his Republican challenger John MacGovern is how to revamp Social Security.
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Disability Advocates Alerted To Problems With SSI Changes
Friday, 04/06/12
Advocates for disabled Vermonters are decrying what they say are problems with a newly instituted system of electronic payments for Social Security beneficiaries. They've been alerted this week to a spate of problems with people being switched to debit card payments without adequate notification.
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Voices In The Week's News: August 26, 2011
Friday, 08/26/11
These were some of the voices in the news this week.
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Amid Cuts, Sanders Moves To Safeguard Social Security
Thursday, 08/25/11
By Kirk Carapezza
Senator Bernie Sanders is proposing new legislation that he says will strengthen and preserve Social Security for the better part of this century.
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One-time Social Security Payments Blocked
Thursday, 12/09/10
Social Security recipients won't be getting a one-time $250 payment this year. That's because a U.S. Senate vote yesterday fell 7 votes short of the 60 needed to overcome a Republican filibuster.
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Sanders Pushing Again For One-time Social Security Boost
Tuesday, 11/23/10
By Bob Kinzel
One of Senator Bernie Sanders' top priorities for next week's lame duck Congressional session is to pass a bill that would send all Social Security recipients a one-time emergency check for $250.
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Sanders hails Obama's stance on Social Security
Thursday, 10/15/09
Senator Bernie Sanders is hailing President Barack Obama's call for Congress to approve $250 payments to more than 50 million seniors to make up for no increase in Social Security next year.
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