Navigation Links
Pelosi Statement on Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports
Date:3/25/2008

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement in response to today's reports from the Social Security and Medicare trustees:

"This year's trustees report again makes clear that Social Security will be able to pay its full benefits through 2041. However, this trustees' report, the last to be issued by the current administration, reveals another squandered opportunity by President Bush. The Bush Administration decided to place tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans ahead of putting Social Security and Medicare on more solid footing.

"When he inherited a projected $5.6 trillion surplus upon entering office, President Bush could have used some of this surplus to strengthen Social Security and Medicare for the baby boomers and future generations. By turning that projected surplus into a $3 trillion deficit, the President not only failed to protect these twin pillars of retirement security, but also made it more difficult for future policymakers to strengthen Social Security and Medicare.

"The Democratic Congress is committed to keeping the promise of Social Security and Medicare to all Americans."


'/>"/>
SOURCE Office of the Speaker of the House
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Open Letter to Speaker Pelosi on Approval of Mental Health Parity
2. Pelosi, Hoyer, Brady Announce Appointment of Director of House Wounded Warrior Program
3. Pelosi: President Bushs Proposed Medicare and Medicaid Cuts Are Exactly the Wrong Medicine
4. Pelosi, Democrats Host Health Care Forum This Morning
5. Pelosi: We Will Keep Fighting Next Year to Cover 10 Million Children and Improve Benefits for Low-Income Seniors
6. Pelosi Statement on Mitchell Report on Steroid Use in Baseball
7. Pelosi on Bush Veto of SCHIP: Democrats Will Not Rest Until 10 Million Children Have Access to Health Care
8. Pelosi Statement on World AIDS Day
9. Pelosi, Members of Texas Delegation to Rally for Childrens Health Care in San Antonio Tomorrow
10. Pelosi Statement on the Presidents Veto of Labor HHS Appropriations Bill
11. Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Bono, and YouthAIDS Global Ambassador Ashley Judd Among Celebrities at YouthAIDS Benefit Gala
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Southland Log Homes , designer and manufacturer ... barn kits, which can be found on its website at SouthlandLogHomes.com. , The designs ... and they highlight the craftsmanship of timber post and beam construction. The result ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... W.S. ... products, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the best small ... Badger was named as one of nine small businesses providing progressive benefits to new ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... With over 60 percent of acute stroke survivors being ... product to aid in the rehabilitation process has steadily increased. Ekso Bionics had been ... hemiplegia due to stroke. , Ekso Bionics has now received clearance from the U.S. ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... An educational campaign ... inspiring human-interest stories, courtesy of awareness-driven celebrities and thought leaders. It also provides ... associations and industry leaders such as Bioness. , As patients feel increasingly ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Beleza Medspa has initiated a new program to ... the first time that Coolsculpting is being used for for more than just cosmetic ... they meet the prescribed body-fat standard, measured by the circumference-based tape method. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/27/2016)... 2016  A new study highlights the necessity of health literacy within the technology ... American College of Radiology , a majority of oncology patients undergo imaging screenings without ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160527/373022 ... ... Medical Diagnostic Imaging Ampronix ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... May 27, 2016 According to ... hypertension is driving ambulatory blood pressure monitoring system market ... and their ability to respond to different pressure rates, ... can lead to various cardiovascular disorders such as heart ... These diseases are growing in prevalence each year. WHO ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... May 27, 2016 ... company focused on late-stage drug development, today announced ... of pivotal batches required for registration of ... (FDA). This follows Kitov,s announcement in ... successfully met its primary efficacy endpoint. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: