The Social Safety Administration (SSA) administers two programs that present benefits primarily based on disability: the Social Safety disability insurance coverage program (title II of the Social Safety Act (the Act) and the supplemental security income (SSI) program (title XVI of the Act). As a substitute of continuing to unnecessarily limit the quantity of Social Safety’s revenues that can be spent on administration, Congress ought to allow SSA to use a couple of hundredths of 1 p.c of its gathered surplus of nearly $2.eight trillion to revive and broaden the important services it supplies to the American people.
It’s past time that we remind Trump and his Republican colleagues that they work for us. They should cease limiting SSA from spending the money we now have all already paid to make sure that our Social Security benefits are fastidiously and precisely administered, and that every one of us can obtain, well timed and conveniently, the necessary services SSA offers.
For instance, we know that if we share information with businesses like the VA, then veterans who are submitting for Social Security can be processed faster, so we are working to facilitate those agreements. Your probabilities for approval on your social …Read More »