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Martha Coakley on Social Security

 


Safety net of Social Security is more important than ever

Q: Will you support a balanced Social Security plan? A: I understand that during this financial crisis, when countless numbers of our family members, neighbors, colleagues, and friends have seen their retirement savings disappear, the safety net of Social Security is more important than ever. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that next year, for the first time since 1975, beneficiaries will not get a cost of living adjustment. I support emergency measures to ensure that beneficiaries receive a cost of living increase, ensuring that social security's promises are kept. As Senator, I will fight to keep the promise of Social Security and preserve it for future generations. I am committed to ensuring that benefits are not reduced, and that those paying into the system now will be guaranteed their benefits later.
Source: 2009 AARP Voter Guide: MA Senate , Dec 1, 2009

Safety net of Social Security is more important than eve

Martha is committed to fighting for the needs of senior citizens. Martha will work to ensure that Americans who have spent their lives building their financial futures will not be denied housing, health care, or the ability to thriv

Martha understands that during this financial crisis, when countless numbers of our family members, neighbors, colleagues, and friends have seen their retirement savings disappear, the safety net of Social Security is more impor Martha knows that now is not the time to cut benefits. Next year, for the first time since 1975, beneficiaries will not get a cost of living adjustment. Martha supports emergency measures to ensure that beneficiaries receive a cost increase.

Martha will fight to keep the promise of Social Security and preserve it for future generations. She is committed to ensuring that benefits are not reduced, and that those paying into the system now will be guaranteed t

Source: 2010 Senate campaign website, marthacoakley.com, "Issues" , Nov 11, 2009

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