Let’s call the Chained CPI what it really is: the “force food stamps on seniors” program – since that’s exactly what will happen if it’s implemented.
Last night around midnight, House Bill 1313 – the Paid Sick and Safe Days bill – was added to the executive agenda of the Washington state House Appropriations Committee. Just this morning, the House Appropriations Committee passed HB 1313 by a vote of 18 – 13. The bill’s prime sponsor is Representative Laurie Jinkins. It was brought […]
Given that millions of Americans are facing a very uncertain and risky retirement (53% of working households are at risk of financial insecurity in retirement, up from 30% in 1989), it’s troubling to see national leaders seemingly bent on making the problem worse. Leading Republicans have long backed cuts to Social Security, including raising the […]