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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Bernie Sanders On Seniors

https://feelthebern.org/bernie-sanders-on-family/bernie-sanders-on-seniors/

 

Bernie Sanders On Public Assistance

https://feelthebern.org/bernie-sanders-on-public-assistance/

 

 

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Bernie Sanders On Expanding Social Security

https://berniesanders.com/issues/expand-social-security/

 

 

 

 

Bernie Sanders Releases His Disability Policy Plan Ahead Of Iowa Caucuses

Time - January 31, 2020

https://time.com/5774980/bernie-sanders-disability-policy/

Sanders Asks Young Supporters to Help Him Win Over Their Parents

Wall Street Journal - December 15, 2019

https://www.wsj.com/articles/sanders-asks-young-supporters-to-help-him-win-over-their-parents-11576422002

Video: Bernie Sanders' Medicare For All Helps Seniors The Most

Vozable On Youtube - November 26, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sYR__kZO5k&app=desktop

Bernie Sanders Answers Your Questions About Disability, Chronic Pain And Mental Health Care

Yahoo News - November 22, 2019

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/bernie-sanders-answers-questions-disability-194132125.html

Video: Bernie Speaks To Seniors in Waterloo, Iowa

Bernie Sanders On Youtube - November 3, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4El6IsUOoWY

Bernie Sanders Wants To Alleviate Senior Loneliness

Jacobin - September 17, 2019

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/09/senior-loneliness-sanders-healthcare

Bernie Sanders Says It’s An ‘Embarrassment’ That Americans Have To Travel To Canada To Buy

Inexpensive Insulin

The Globe And Mail - July 28, 2019

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/us-politics/article-us-presidential-candidate-bernie-sanders-to-join-group-seeking/

Exclusive: Bernie Sanders Details Plan To Support American Seniors Ahead Of Iowa Appearance

Des Moines Register - July 19, 2019

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/elections/presidential/caucus/2019/07/19/bernie-sanders-social-security-medicare-for-all-details-plan-support-american-seniors-joe-biden/1775716001/

Bernie Sanders’ Plan For Social Security

Social Security Intelligence - July 17, 2019

https://socialsecurityintelligence.com/bernie-sanders-plan-for-social-security/

Bernie Sanders: Fighting For Seniors By Strengthening The Older Americans Act

VT Digger - June 20, 2019

https://vtdigger.org/2019/06/20/bernie-sanders-fighting-for-seniors-by-strengthening-the-older-americans-act/

Bernie Sanders On Social Security: 10 Things You Should Know

The Motley Fool - May 24, 2019

https://www.fool.com/retirement/2019/05/24/bernie-sanders-on-social-security-10-things-you-sh.aspx

Video: Sen. Bernie Sanders Holds Senior Town Meeting

NEK-TV Newport, VT On Youtube - April 16, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=nVTxLxvLf4M&feature=emb_title

Bernie Sanders - Stand Up For Seniors

Burlington Free Press - April 11, 2018

https://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/opinion/my-turn/2018/04/11/opinion-bernie-sanders-stand-seniors/33748227/

Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Wants To Reform Social Security — Here’s How

Market Watch - February 19, 2019

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/bernie-sanders-says-its-time-for-the-super-rich-to-do-the-morally-right-thing-2019-02-15

Bernie Sanders, Allies Push To Expand Social Security Benefits

Washington Times - September 13, 2018

https://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/sep/13/bernie-sanders-allies-push-expand-social-security-/

S.427 - Social Security Expansion Act

Congress.gov - February 16, 2017

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/427?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22actionCode%3A%5C%228000%5C%22+and+%28billIsReserved%3A%5C%22N%5C%22+or+type%3A%5C%22AMENDMENT%5C%22%29%22%5D%7D

Bernie Sanders Leads Effort Supporting Seniors Program

Nation Of Change - March 20, 2016

https://www.nationofchange.org/2016/03/20/bernie-sanders-leads-effort-supporting-seniors-program/

Video: Fighting Senior Hunger: Sen. Bernie Sanders Speaks To Seniors About Nutrition Programs

Bernie Sanders On Youtube - August 21, 2012

https://www.sanders.senate.gov/newsroom/video-audio/fighting-senior-hunger-sen-bernie-sanders-speaks-to-seniors-about-nutrition-programs

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