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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

SSA Staffing Shortage Hurts Hard-Working Americans [feedly]

SSA Staffing Shortage Hurts Hard-Working Americans
https://www.cbpp.org/blog/ssa-staffing-shortage-hurts-hard-working-americans

The Social Security Administration (SSA) faces a staffing shortage that hurts hard-working Americans trying to access their earned benefits, but a Senate-passed funding bill wouldn't help — and one that the House Appropriations Committee passed would only make things worse. The House bill would cut SSA's administrative budget by 2.5 percent compared to last year, and the Senate's version would provide a paltry 1 percent increase.


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