Tax reform is speeding through Congress, and the rapid pace means few people understand what’s in the latest proposals. Read our effort to provide the most reliable, factual information available about how they would affect older Americans.
Congress and the White House have turned their attention to major tax reform, and the bill being debated in the House would have a significant impact on Americans of all ages, including seniors.Read
September was shaping up to feature divisive budget debates in Congress, but within the past week, those deliberations have been averted or at least postponed.Read
The White House released its first full budget proposal, and it includes historic cuts—and even elimination—of programs that older adults and their families have relied on for more than 50 years. See 10 senior programs that would be impacted.Read
This week, Congress is expected to approve a final FY17 appropriations bill that will keep the government funded through Sept. 30—but with significant cuts to two critical programs for seniors.Read
It’s budget season in Washington, DC, and funding for senior programs is at stake for two time periods—the rest of fiscal year 2017 and all of fiscal year 2018.Read
On March 24, the House cancelled its vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. While opponents of the repeal bill are breathing a sigh of relief, this is only round one of several fights that are expected this year over programs for America’s seniors.Read