Act Now to Protect SSDI

Please take a few moments to contact your Congressmen. It’s super-easy.

Kitt O'Malley

ACT NOW: Last night, I received this email from NAMI to ACT NOW to protect SSDI benefits:

ACT NOW TO PROTECT SSDI

Tell your Senators to protect Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits! The Social Security Administration (SSA) has projected that without a reallocation of funds, the SSDI trust fund will not be able to pay full benefits within 2 years. Unless the Senate acts now, monthly cash SSDI benefits could be cut by as much as 19%.

Reallocation would mean a temporary shift of Social Security revenues to the SSDI fund reserves. This move will extend the SSDI fund for almost two decades, without cutting Social Security coverage, eligibility, or benefits – and without increasing taxpayer contributions.

Last month the House of Representatives passed a change in the rules that would create a budget “point of order” to prevent reallocating funds between Social Security trust funds. NAMI joined a…

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Kitt O'Malley
    Feb 13, 2015 @ 16:11:22

    Thanks for reblogging, for taking action, for getting the word out.

    Reply

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