A new NASI poll shows preference for raising taxes to preserve Social Security.
Press Release, August 13, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC – On the eve of the 74th anniversary of Social Security, nearly nine in ten (88%) Americans say Social Security is more important than ever as a result of today's economic crisis, and three-quarters of Americans say it is critical to preserve Social Security even if it means that working Americans have to pay higher taxes to do so, according to a poll released today by the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) and the Rockefeller Foundation.
Media Alert, May 12, 2009
WASHINGTON, DC—Experts on Social Security and Medicare are available to comment on the implications of the 2009 Social Security and Medicare trustees reports immediately following their release. All experts listed below are members of the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI).
NASI is a nonpartisan organization made up of the nation’s leading experts on Social Security, Medicare, and other programs. The Academy does not lobby or take positions on policy issues. Individual members have diverse views; individuals’ views do not represent the official position(s) of NASI.
An explanatory brief, Social Security Finances: Findings of the 2009 Trustees Report, will be available soon after the release on the Academy’s website at www.nasi.org.
Health and Income Security Brief No. 13 ~ April 2009
January 29-January 30, 2009 ~ NASI's 21st Annual Conference ~ Opening Speaker