Social Security

Seniors Ask Baucus To Tax Rich, Protect Benefits
Seniors Ask Baucus To Tax Rich, Protect Benefits
U.S. Sen. Max Baucus is assuring seniors that Social Security cuts are not a viable option for the congressional deficit reduction supercommittee, and says a tax hike for higher income earners needs to be part of the solution. Several seniors speaking Monday on a telephone conference call arranged by the senator's office urged Baucus to push for the tax increase on the wealthy.
Tester Says Congress Should Play By The Same Retirement Rules As Everyone Else
Tester Says Congress Should Play By The Same Retirement Rules As Everyone Else
Senator Jon Tester is sponsoring a bill that puts members of congress on the same timeline as most Americans when it comes to retirement. The Congressional Retirement Age Act of 2011 prevents U.S. Senators and Representatives from receiving a pension until they complete five years of congressional service and reach social security retirement age.