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Adam Kinzinger on Social Security

 

 


No privatization; no retirement age increase

We need to ensure that promises made are promises kept to our seniors. I do not support privatizing Social Security. I do not support increasing the payroll tax nor the retirement age. It is absolutely wrong to change the rules on seniors when many are living paycheck to paycheck. Surely, members of both political parties can set aside an issue as important as this, take out the politics and the scare tactics and focus on fixing the longevity of Social Security.
Source: 2010 House campaign website, electadam.com, "Issues" , Nov 2, 2010

Rated 7% by ARA, indicating a pro-privatization stance.

Kinzinger scores 7% Alliance for Retired Americans

Scoring system for 2014: Ranges from 0% (supports privatization and other market-based reforms) to 100% (supports keeping federal control over Trust Fund and Social Security system).

About ARA (from their website, www.RetiredAmericans.org):

The Alliance for Retired Americans is a nationwide organization, founded in May 2001, with now over 4.2 million members working together to make their voices heard in the laws, policies, politics, and institutions that shape our lives. The mission of the Alliance for Retired Americans is to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security.

Source: ARA lifetime rating on incumbents of 113th Congress 14_ARA on Jan 1, 2013

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