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Social Security is here for you when you're traveling, whether it's just a state away or when you're abroad. When you open a personal and secure my Social Security account, you can access it on your terms. We put you in control of your finances and your future.With my Social Security, you can:•Request a replacement Social Security or Medicare card if you meet certain requirements•Check the status of your application or appeal.•See your lifetime earnings... [Read More]
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal addressed the topic of the taxation of Social Security payments. The article discussed the unfairness of such a tax system. Basically an... [Read More]
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A former union official has been indicted on charges he fraudulently qualified for early retirement benefits from the Social Security Administration. [Read More]
Jolinda LaClair Director of drug abuse prevention MONTPELIER — Jolinda LaClair has a wealth of experience in helping people navigate the intricacies of government, but she is facing perhaps her biggest challenge coordinating the state's response to an ongoing opiate addiction crisis. LaClair was tapped by Gov. Phil Scott in January to serve as the state's director of drug abuse prevention. The appointment fulfilled a campaign promise to address a daunting challenge— reducing the number of Vermonters addicted to opiates. LaClair is no stranger to the complexities of government. She worked for former U.S. Sen. James Jeffords for 15... [Read More]
Monday is Memorial Day which has a series of "don'ts" associated with it: Don't put out your garbage, don't plan to do business with any city, town, county, state or federal office.Closed will be the courts, State Attorney's Office, Clerk of the Courts, Tax Collector, Property Appraiser, Supervisory of Elections offices, and the Polk County Sheriff's administrative office, as well as city and town halls, Social Security offices, Polk County administrative offices and all state offices.But 911... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump said during his presidential bid that he would not cut Medicaid, Medicare or Social Security, the massive entitlement programs that account for nearly half of federal spending. But as Republicans in Congress and the White House seek to undo the Affordable Care Act, they're... [Read More]
An Arlington Heights union official is charged with fraudulently obtaining Social Security benefits. [Read More]
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A reputed mob figure has been indicted on charges he fraudulently qualified for early retirement benefits from the Social Security Administration. John A. Matassa Jr., then secretary-treasurer of the Independent Union of Amalgamated Workers Local 711, put his wife on the payroll in a do-nothing... [Read More]
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John A. Matassa Jr., secretary-treasurer of a local union, was indicted in a scheme to fraudulently qualify for early Social Security benefits. [Read More]
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Millions own and operate small businesses, making the "mom and pop" shop — from retailers to restaurants — one of the nation's most valuable resources. [Read More]
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President Trump's budget landed with a thud this week on Capitol Hill, where even conservative Republicans pronounced it "dead on arrival" and quailed at its proposed sharp cuts to social welfare programs such as food stamps, Meals on Wheels and Medicaid. Yet some conservatives found plenty to... [Read More]
Trump's 2018 budget proposal would chop $72 billion from Social Security's disability payouts over the next decade. [Read More]
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With votes on the bonding bill finishing up at around 3 a.m. Friday, lawmakers ended their work on the state's $46 billion two-year budget. They passed measures that include tax breaks for Social Security recipients, smokers and others. [Read More]
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A Gallup poll found that both younger and older Americans who are not retired say Social Security will be a major source of income for their retirement. [Read More]
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It's time to talk about cuts to mandatory spending — which includes Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP Benefits and welfare — U.S. Rep. Phil Roe said in a media conference... [Read More]
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Today's column considers consuming other assets to facilitate delaying Social Security benefits, when widow's benefits become available, divorced spousal and disability benefits, lump sum payments and the WEP and GPO, and the effects of lower future earnings on benefit amounts. [Read More]
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Nate BeelerCopyright 2017 Cagle Cartoons... [Read More]
The Social Security Administration released the most popular names of 2016 last week, and my inner name-nerd rejoiced. "What's in a name?" William... [Read More]
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