New House Bill Strengthens Social Security Benefits

September 19, 2013

While there’s a move—led by Republican lawmakers but with support from some Democrats—to cut Social Security benefits through a so-called “chained" CPI and raise the retirement age, a bill introduced in the House this week goes in the other direction: it strengthens Social Security benefits.

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