Alex Lawson on Social Security Benefits

Alex Lawson talked about the status of Social Security and the government announcement on October 19, 2011, that beginning in January 2012… read more

Alex Lawson talked about the status of Social Security and the government announcement on October 19, 2011, that beginning in January 2012 fifty-five million Social Security recipients would get a 3.6 percent increase in benefits. This raise, the first since 2009, would be offset by increases in Medicare payments. He also reacted to an advertisement titled “No Cuts” from the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare and to a video clip of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) questioning Barbara Bovbjerg at an October 18, 2011, committee hearing. Mr. Lawson responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Oct 23, 2011

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  • Oct 23, 2011 | 8:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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