Tag Archives: SSI

NSCLC Joins Oregon Advocates to Stop Suspension of Social Security Payments

Thanks to a recent federal court order and the efforts of Disability Rights Oregon (DRO), Oregon Law Center (OLC) and the National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC), access to vital Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits have continued …

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Burlingame v Colvin Update

In a March 28, 2014 press release, Disability Rights Oregon announces that Social Security Administration has confirmed that recipients will not lose benefits April 1 because of Safety Net issue.

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Senate Bill Updates SSI and Would Help Elderly Poor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – The Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act of 2014 (S2089) was introduced today in the U.S. Senate by Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). The bill, championed by the National …

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New Issue Brief: SSA’s Failure to Process SSI Appeals Requests

A new issue brief from the National Senior Citizens Law Center says that the Social Security Administration needs a uniform system in place to input and track appeals by Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients and to ensure that all requests …

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Seniors Remain on Frontlines in War on Poverty

By Kevin Prindiville The 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty brings a welcome and much needed debate about how best to eradicate poverty in the world’s wealthiest country.  Unfortunately, few commentators are focusing on how poverty impacts the lives … Continue reading

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SSI Restoration Act Policy Issue Brief

The SSI Policy Issue Brief outlines the background and highlights of H.R.1601 which was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in April 2013.

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SSI Fact Sheet 2014

The SSI Fact Sheet  shares updated information on the Supplemental Security Income program including the federal benefit rate, the resource limit, demographics and more.

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SSI Turns 41; It’s Time to Restore the Program to Its Original Intent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC –On October 30, 1972, President Richard M Nixon signed into law an amendment to the Social Security Act that created the Supplemental Security Income program.  Over eight million Americans, all of them …

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Why SSI Needs an Appeal Process that Works

A new NSCLC issue brief, Why SSI Needs an Appeals Process that Works, provides an overview of how Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients are harmed when the Social Security Administration decides to stop or decrease their benefits, and they have …

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ISSUE BRIEF: Why SSI Needs An Appeal Process That Works

A new NSCLC issue brief, Why SSI Needs an Appeal Process That Works, provides an overview of how Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients are harmed when the Social Security Administration decides to stop or decrease their benefits, and they have … Continue reading

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