Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Straight Facts on Social Security

A Fair Deal at Work Retirement Security Social Security

Fact Sheet | November 20, 2011

Social Security is far more than a retirement program Social Security is the bedrock of economic security for millions of children, workers and retired Americans. During recessions, Social Security benefits help stabilize communities everywhere. Social Security provides benefits to 55 million people each mont

Social Security 101

A Fair Deal at Work Retirement Security Social Security

Presentation | Marilyn Watkins | November 20, 2011

Social Security is the bedrock of economic security for millions of children, as well as working and retired Americans. The Social Security system currently operates at a surplus, and with a few minor tweaks, will continue to do so now and far into the future. But we can improve on Social Security’s winning f

One Billion in Progressive Revenue

An Inclusive Economy

Fact Sheet | November 14, 2011

Washington legislators will convene a special session on November 28th to respond to a $1.4 billion drop in expected revenue for the remainder of the 2011-13 state budget. As this fact sheet outlines, by closing tax breaks that favor the few and wealthy, our state can support up to $1 billion in public invest

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