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Bruce Braley on Social Security

Democrat


Protect Social Security from risky privatization

Republicans have a plan to privatize Social Security if they get the chance--and Bruce’s opponent has been a huge supporter of privatization. Bruce Braley will protect Social Security and people’s retirement. Bruce will stand against risky Social Security privatization schemes that put guaranteed benefits in jeopardy. Privatization is incredibly costly--transition costs would add $4.9 trillion to the federal debt over the first 20 years such a plan would be in effect.
Source: 2006 House campaign website, www.brucebraley.com, “Issues” , Nov 7, 2006

Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI".

Braley co-sponsored Resolution on CPI

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION expressing the sense of the Congress that the Chained Consumer Price Index (CPI) should not be used to adjust Social Security benefits.