Tag Archives: Social Security

Civil Rights News: PA Voter ID Back in Court; Women Facing Retirement Challenges; Student Debt Continues to Soar

Compiled by Shannon Housley, a Fall intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Witnesses to Detail Barriers to Pennsylvania Voter ID Law USA Today The notoriously tough Pennsylvania voter photo ID law returns to court today. Voters from the surrounding … Continue reading

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Without Government Safety Net, Millions of Americans Would Face Deeper Poverty

Today is Poverty Day, and the U.S. Census Bureau has released new data that show 46.2 million people (15 percent) lived in poverty last year. Compared with 2010, the current poverty rate is not statistically different, but what is important … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: State of the Union, Social Security, Transportation, Unemployed 99ers

Links to a couple of news articles on civil rights-related issues. Continue reading

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How Will Seniors Be Able to Retire, and Live?

Ezra Klein has a really great piece up today explaining how we aren’t having a very productive conversation about retirement security. Continue reading

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