Senator Bernie Sanders warns that he’ll oppose one change to Social Security that’s under discussion as part of the fiscal cliff talks. Sanders says some want to shift the way the annual cost of living is adjusted for people who receive Social Security benefits.
Senator Bernie Sanders says one of his top priorities in Washington is to fight efforts to recalibrate how Social
Security and veterans’ benefits are calculated. He says deficit
hawks want to switch to a system that would limit benefits.
for disabled Vermonters are decrying what they say are problems with a newly
instituted system of electronic payments for Social Security beneficiaries. They’ve been alerted this
week to a spate of problems with people being switched to debit card payments
without adequate notification.