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Jim Renacci on Social Security

 

 


Don't privatize; don't raise taxes

While I strongly believe in the need to maintain a strong and viable Social Security safety net for America's seniors, there is no question that the federal government must implement reforms to address the growing fiscal crisis that is facing the Social Security balance sheet.

It is imperative that leaders in Washington ensure that Social Security benefits are protected and that needed reforms are brought to bear that would not raise taxes or privatize the system.

Source: 2010 House campaign website, renacciforcongress.com "Issues" , Nov 2, 2010

Supports privatizing Social Security.

Renacci supports the PVS survey question on privatization

Project Vote Smart infers candidate issue stances on key topics by summarizing public speeches and public statements. Candidates are given the opportunity to respond in detail; about 16% did so in the 2010 races.

Project Vote Smart summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Business and Employment Issues: Do you support privatizing elements of Social Security?'

Source: Project Vote Smart 10-PVS-q6 on Nov 2, 2010

Rated 3% by ARA, indicating a pro-privatization stance.

Renacci scores 3% 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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