Tag Archives: Reallocation of Funds

How does the new Budget Deal affect Social Security?

On Monday (October 26) evening news leaked out about the tentative Federal Budget/Deb Ceiling agreement. Rachael Maddow reported that the rumors of the deal had been trickling in, but nothing was confirmed.  The New York Times used congressional aides as sources. Finally, … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Congress, Economics, Reed's Views, Sequester/Fiscal Cliff, Social Security | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Social Security Questions, Comments, and Accusations at the Big Flats Town Hall Meeting

 A 2014 CBS News Poll asked the following question: “Overall, do you think the benefits from Social Security are worth the cost of the program for taxpayers, or are they not worth the cost?” Worth it–73%      Not worth it–21% … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Constituents, Economics, Ethics, Reed's Views, Rights, Seniors, Town Hall Meeting | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments