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Social Security Administration Needs Funding to Diminish Backlog

Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Travis Finseth
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Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore, and Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, are pleading with the Senate appropriations committee to approve the $12.5 billion that Donald Trump requested for the SSA in the 2018 budget. “At a time when the agency is facing an unprecedented number of our constituents waiting for a hearing and recent press articles have headlines stating that ‘thousands die on waitlists,’ SSA cannot make significant progress at reducing the disability hearings backlog without adequate resources,” the senators wrote.

 

http://www.thinkadvisor.com/2017/10/19/social-security-disability-appeals-piling-up-due-t

 

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