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Joe Manchin III on Social Security

Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor

 


Expand Social Security without privatization

Q: Support full or partial privatization of Social Security?

Joe Manchin (D): No. Supports expansion.

Patrick Morrisey (R): Unclear. "Consider reforms to keep Social Security & Medicare solvent," but "not make changes that would negatively impact retirees."

Source: 2018 CampusElect Issue Guide on West Virginia Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

$14M for senior services, most money ever

Source: 2008 Gubernatorial campaign website, for re-election , Nov 1, 2008

Repeal the Unemployment Insurance offset for working seniors

We have already provided tax relief for our farmers and tax incentives for small business. We have already simplified the individual and corporate income tax code. And we have provided property tax relief by revenue sharing for cities and counties.

We will do more by doubling the Homestead Tax Credit and by repealing the Unemployment Insurance offset to Social Security for working seniors.

Our goal is to reduce the tax burden on ND citizens, while building opportunity and our quality of life.

Source: 2005 State of the State Address to North Dakota legislature , Jan 4, 2005

Opposes private retirement accounts.

Manchin opposes the CC survey question on private retirement accounts

The Christian Coalition voter guide [is] one of the most powerful tools Christians have ever had to impact our society during elections. This simple tool has helped educate tens of millions of citizens across this nation as to where candidates for public office stand on key faith and family issues.

The CC survey summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Allowing individuals to invest a portion of their Social Security tax in private retirement accounts"

Source: Christian Coalition Survey 10-CC-q6 on Aug 11, 2010

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