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Patty Judge on Social Security

 

 


Adjust benefits for caregivers who take time off work

Q: What changes would you propose in Social Security and Medicare?

Patty Judge: I strongly believe we must protect Social Security and Medicare for future generations. In addition to protecting Social Security from dangerous privatization schemes or cuts to the program, I support increasing the cap on Social Security wages. I also believe we must make adjustments to Social Security benefits for caregivers who take time out of the workforce-- the individuals should receive a credit that ensures adequate Social Security benefits in retirement.

Source: Vote411.org League of Women Voters on 2016 Iowa Senate Race , Sep 19, 2016

Vital to protect program; increase cap but don't privatize

Patty believes that it's vital that we protect Social Security for future generations who have paid into the program and have been promised benefits. To ensure the long-term stability and benefits of the program, Patty supports increasing the current cap on Social Security wages to provide more funding for the program. Patty will also fight any attempts to privatize Social Security and Medicare--these programs are far too important to gamble on the open market.
Source: 2016 Iowa Senate campaign website PattyJudgeForIowa.com , Aug 8, 2016

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