Season 3, Episode 98

Could the U.S. Senate actually sunset Medicare and Social Security?

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Richard Fiesta

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The Alliance for Retired Americans Executive Director Richard Fiesta joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed an 11-Point Plan by U.S. Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) that could sunset Social Security and Medicare after five years.

Under Scott’s proposed plan, Congress would be required to renew Social Security and Medicare every five years or absolve the programs. 

Fiesta also talked about upcoming legislation from U.S. Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) that would raise the cap on the amount of Social security tax the wealthiest Americans pay and the fact that May is Older Americans month, which was first proclaimed by President Kennedy in 1963.

Listen to the entire episode to learn more about these topics.


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