Nancy Altman

Social Security’s principles and values

Testimony before U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, February 6, 2019 As all of you know, Social Security is overwhelmingly popular.  It is so because it addresses economic insecurities that...

The truth about Social Security

President Franklin Roosevelt signed our Social Security system into law eighty-three years ago today, on August 14, 1935. It has stood the test of time. Social Security protects us against the...

Americans united around Social Security

These days, it can be hard to find issues upon which the overwhelming majority of people in the U.S. agree. But, the latest poll from Public Policy Polling shows that Americans are united around...