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The National Committee is one of the most effective and trustworthy sources for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid advocacy. Since 1982, we have been working for generations of older Americans who want our nation’s health and income security programs secured for the future. Join us and learn more about how you can be a part of our intergenerational crusade.
The Latest News on Social Security and Medicare
No Social Security for Nazis Act

On behalf of the millions of members and supporters of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, I am writing to express our support of your bill, H.R. 5739, the "No Social Security for Nazis Act."  
Social Security Sued Over LGBT Marriage Ban

National Committee Senior Legislative Representative,  Web Phillips, NCPSSM Member Kathy Murphy and Lambda Legal Attorney Susan Sommer talks about the lawsuit filed against the Social Security Administration on “Make it Plain w/Mark Thompson.”  The lawsuit argues that denying social security benefits to same-sex spouses just because they live in states that discriminate against  their marriages violates the U.S. Constitution.
Letter to President Obama on Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

On behalf of the millions of members and supporters of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, I urge you to ensure that your budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 recommends improving Social Security and Medicare benefits rather than cutting the social insurance safety net.
Eleanor's Hope National Initiative

One in three women are living in or near poverty.  Older women face poverty in far greater numbers than older men. The National Committee’s “Eleanor’s Hope” initiative, named in honor of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt,  will raise awareness, recruit and train new activists and bolster Congressional leaders who are making a difference on women’s health and retirement security issues.  We’ll advocate for legislation that addresses the inequities threatening millions of retired women and work to elect lawmakers who share our vision of retirement equity for women. 
Lambda Legal Sues Social Security Administration on Behalf of Texas Lesbian Widow and National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare

Today Lambda Legal filed suit against the Social Security Administration (SSA) on behalf of Kathy Murphy, a Texas widow denied spousal benefits after the death of her wife, and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (the National Committee), arguing that denying Social Security benefits to same-sex spouses because they live in states that discriminate against  their marriages violates the U.S. Constitution. The Supreme Court struck down federal discrimination against same-sex spouses last year in United States v. Windsor ; Lambda Legal argues that SSA cannot perpetuate the same kind of discrimination now and leave lesbian and gay spouses without the financial protections of social security as they age.

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