Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump’s Budget Cuts Proposal Hits Social Security Disability for Children and Adults

The Trump administration has recently unveiled a budget plan aimed at easing the country’s deficits and increasing defense funding. The plan contains budgets for several government assistance programs such as social insurance, social security, Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps.

The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) will be one of the most affected programs should the budget proposal get the greenlight. This has drawn flak from a lot of people since the program covers millions of American workers, children and senior citizens. Currently, almost 9 million American workers aged between 18 and 64 are benefitting from SSDI. These beneficiaries have nearly 2 million dependents. Adult children with disabilities and widows and widowers of workers are also under this federal aid. Read more from this blog. http://bit.ly/2upDOa3

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