Disability funds squeezed by budget impasse
Another partisan battle is brewing on Capitol Hill as Social Security in general, and disability insurance in particular, nears a budget squeeze. “Any of us could suffer an accident or illness we’re not expecting,” said Rebecca Vallas, associate director of the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. The center hosted a press conference last week to release a reported she co-authored titled “Social Security Disability Insurance: A Bedrock of Security for American Workers.” Vallas explained, “We have this amazing program there for us if that happened. Very few people have enough savings to deal with that…Read More
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