Social Security

Pundits will try to tell you that Social Security is an “entitlement” and they’ll say we need “entitlement reform”. What that’s really code for is cutting Social Security.  

Social Security, isn’t an entitlement! It is an earned benefit that YOU pay for through the Federal Insurance Contribution Act. Whose contribution? YOURS.

John is the Chairman of the Social Security Subcommittee in the House and is leading the charge to ensure Social Security is strong for generations to come. He has a plan that not only strengthens Social Security so it is around for future generations, it also expands the program to ensure no one who works their whole life and pays into the system retires into poverty. Current recipients will also receive an increase in benefits and more than 12 million seniors will get a tax cut.

John has also led the fight against the Trump Administration’s efforts to defund and dismantle Social Security by cutting off Social Security’s funding source. 

A woman in Wethersfield once told him, “I don’t want to be a burden.” Our seniors aren’t burdens, they’re a part of our greatest generation. We need to be doing all that we can to make sure they are taken care of in their golden years and to ensure that their grandchildren have Social Security to help them when the time comes.

 

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