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“Meet Ida May Fuller, recipient of 1st Social Security check”

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This January 30, 2015 AP news article found on the Lancaster Online Website talks about the recipient of the first Social Security check, and offers a stark reminder that without action on the part of the federal government, Social Security Disability will be out of money in 2016.  The rich seem to view the disabled as expendable and as such when costs need cut, the first cuts to occur generally impact the poor, disabled and middle class.  If those on Social Security don’t come together and rally for change, we will remain easy targets for the rich to prey on.

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Seal of the United States Social Security Administration. It appears on Social Security cards. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quickly”

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This September 28, 2013 article found on the TimesLeader.com website talks about the potential Government shutdown and offers an overview of what services would be effected.

“Food Stamp Cuts Set To Kick In, Congress Not Paying Attention “

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This July 29, 2013 article found on the Huff Post: Politics website talks about the impending cut that will affect every person who receives food stamps (SNAP benefits) in the United States this November unless Congress pays attention to this issue.

 

“CMS Probes Sharp Drop in Pennsylvania Medicaid Rolls”

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Medicaid administrator) logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This article found on the Governing the states and localities website dated July 12, 2012, indicates that Pennsylvania is being investigated by the federal government in light of the dropping of over 100,000 Pennsylvanians from the Medicaid program during a time when the DPW was reporting they weren’t able to process the information they were receiving from clients efficiently.

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