Membership 114th Congress
California ~ 34
Connecticut ~ 01
Oregon ~ 03
Washington ~ 07
Texas ~ 03
Illinois ~ 10
Florida ~ 16
Nebraska ~ 03
Pennsylvania ~ 03
Ohio ~ 16
South Carolina ~ 07
The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Social Security shall include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to the Federal Old Age, Survivors’ and Disability Insurance System, the Railroad Retirement System, and employment taxes and trust fund operations relating to those systems. More specifically, the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Social Security shall include bills and matters involving title II of the Social Security Act and Chapter 22 of the Internal Revenue Code (the Railroad Retirement Tax Act), as well as provisions in title VII and title XI of the Act relating to procedure and administration involving the Old Age, Survivors’ and Disability Insurance System.
The Social Security Earned Benefits Payment Act, introduced by Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) and House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), would ensure Americans receiving Social Security disability benefits will not have their benefits unnecessarily cut at the end of 2016 by temporarily adjusting the distribution of incoming payroll taxes bet
WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and House Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin, D-Mich., today introduced a bill to ensure Americans receiving Social Security disability benefits will not have their benefits unnecessarily cut at the end of next year.
WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) today issued a statement following the indication by the Department of Justice that the Social Security Administration (SSA) will retroactively recognize same-sex marriages that
The One Social Security Act, introduced by the Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security Xavier Becerra (D-CA), would ensure that Americans get the Social Security benefits they've earned and pay all Social Security benefits using trust fund reserves that current beneficiaries helped build up through their own contributions.
Today’s hearing is on work incentives for Americans who qualify for Social Security because of a severe disability, illness, or injury.
Nine million Americans and two million of their spouses and children currently receive Social Security Disability Insurance. All Americans pay into SSDI so that one accident or one diagnosis doesn’t mean a lifetime of poverty.
The Social Security Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) management of earnings reports from disability beneficiaries trying to go back to work. The SSA faces difficulties processing earnings reports and adjusting benefits in a timely fashion, in part due to the complexity of the work incentives in the Disability Insurance program.