Senator (D-VT) Bernie Sanders: Letter to National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and ReformQuicklink submitted by Scott Baker Permalink
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|Social Security just turned 75, and all across the country, people and senior organizations are celebrating this enormous achievement. Before President Franklin Roosevelt signed the law on August 14, 1935, about half of the senior citizens in America lived in poverty. Today, more than 52 million Americans, including over 124,000 Vermonters, receive benefits. For three quarters of a century, SS has been a great success.|
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