Bernie Sanders On
Senior Citizens Issues

Social Security Expansion 

It is estimated to cost $1.2 trillion over 10 years. Bernie Sanders proposes to “Remove payroll tax cap for earnings above $250,000, which would generate the $1.2 trillion over 10 years.

  • Bernie Sanders passed a bill for Social Security that increases the primary insurance amount for all eligible beneficiaries, revises computation of cost-of-living adjustments to use the Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers; and increases the special minimum primary insurance amount for lifetime low earners based on years in the workforce.

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