Latest News

Senate Eyes Social Security ‘Fugitives’ To Pay For Highways

(By – Laura Barron-Lopez, Arthur Delaney, Huffington Post)

With 11 days left before federal funding runs out for the nation’s highways, bridges and roads, lawmakers are rushing to find a way to pay for an extension. One potential fix: slash Social Security benefits for so-called fugitives.  This week the Senate is expected to move on a long-term extension to the Highway Trust Fund, which has been plagued by short funding patches since 2009. So far, few details have emerged on the duration of the bill or how the upper chamber plans to pay for it. But if Congress wants at least a six-year bill, they will have to come up with $100 billion in offsets.  Read more…


Notice: The “Read more…” link provided above connects readers to the full content of the posted article. The URL (internet address) for this link is valid on the posted date; cannot guarantee the duration of the link’s validity. Also, the opinions expressed in these postings are the viewpoints of the original source and are not explicitly endorsed by AMAC, Inc.; the AMAC Foundation, Inc.; or

What's Your Opinion?

We welcome your comments. Join the discussion and let your voice be heard. All fields are required

Website by Geiger Computers