2016 Social Security Board Of Trustees Report

The Security Board of Trustees released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds last week. Lots of current and historical Trust Fund information is available through the Social Security website, www.socialsecurity.gov. From the Menu box, go to Research, Policy & Planning and then to Solvency of Social Security.…
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Annual Trustees Report For 2015

Yesterday the Social Security Board of Trustees released its annual report for 2015 with the following news release. The full 2015 Trustees Report is at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/OACT/TR/2015/ ### Wednesday, July 22, 2015 – For Immediate Release Social Security Board of Trustees: Trust Fund Reserve Gains One Year for Projected Depletion Date  The Social Security Board of…
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Social Security Testimony Before Congress

As reported in the February edition of the Social Security newsletter, Acting Commissioner of Social Security Carolyn W. Colvin testified twice before Congress during February. On February 11, she testified about the financial status of the Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund before the Senate Budget Committee. Ms. Colvin asked for the Senate’s support for…
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For Congressional Staff And Now You: Learn About SSA Disability

On May 27, 2014, Congressional staff learned about the Social Security disability program when Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, keynoted a Capitol Hill presentation by SSA executives.   Now you can watch this presentation. This was a teaching session, not a committee hearing. Included were details about the growth, solvency and sustainability of…
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SSA Testimony To Congress About Anti-fraud Efforts

On February 26, 2014, Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security. Her testimony was about SSA anti-fraud efforts and you can read it here. The Social Security website, www.socialsecurity.gov, contains a “Report Fraud, Waste or Abuse” link to the SSA Office…
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