Articles about Social Security that may be useful to Massachusetts retirees

Our focus this fall

September 8, 2023
September 8, 2023: Happy September! Our weekly Mass Retirees news updates are back. After a short Labor Day break, we ...Read More

WEP & GPO: Who Opposes Full Repeal and Why?

August 14, 2023
In recent years one aspect of the debate surrounding the Social Security WEP and GPO laws has been the issue ...Read More
W&M Chair Jason Smith (R-MO) & MA Congressman Richie Neal

Neal Refiles WEP Reform Proposal

August 14, 2023
Retirees Push for Including GPO Fix Within Bill For the third straight congressional session, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal has filed ...Read More

Fixing Social Security involves hard choices

April 8, 2023,
APRIL 8, 2023: CNN  — There’s a reason why politicians have long shied away from addressing Social Security ...Read More

How Not to Panic About Social Security

March 1, 2023,
“The days of our years are threescore and ten,” says Psalm 90 in the King James Bible. So right now ...Read More
Why Medicare and Social Security Are Sustainable

Why Medicare and Social Security Are Sustainable

February 22, 2023,
The G.O.P. response to President Biden’s truthful statement that some Republicans want to sunset Medicare and Social ...Read More
Yes, Social Security and Medicare still need to be reformed — and soon

Yes, Social Security and Medicare still need to be reformed — and soon

February 6, 2023,
February 6, 2023: Washington Post Editorial House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced last week that cuts to Social Security ...Read More

No Deal On WEP

December 20, 2022,
Congressional Budget Agreement Does Not Include Social Security FixDecember 20, 2022: Christmas did not come early for public retirees ...Read More

Big news on GIC & Social Security

December 16, 2022, ,
Do you remember when I said that December would be a busy month? It turns out that things have been ...Read More

Urgent Call to Action on WEP Reform

December 2, 2022,
December 1, 2022: Let me get right to the point. If you are subjected to the Social Security Windfall Elimination ...Read More