Social Security News

But It Makes For Good Sound Bites (June 25, 2017)

From the Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), the umbrella group for American organizations helping the disabled:

Legislative proposals such as H.R. 2792 would bar payment of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to people with an outstanding arrest warrant for an alleged felony or for an alleged violation of probation or parole. This would revive an old, failed policy that had catastrophic effects for many people with disabilities and seniors, employing procedures that did not withstand judicial scrutiny. [more]