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SSA’s $300 million disability computer system doesn’t work

After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work....

Baby boomers face budget-constrained Social Security

Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing dozens of field offices, forcing more and more seniors...

Thousands illegally received $1.3 billion in disability payments

Social Security made $1.3 billion in potentially improper disability payments to people who had jobs when they were supposed to be unable to work,...

Different federal agencies offer different sequestration furloughs

Federal workers could face seven days of furloughs at the Housing and Urban Development Department, but Homeland Security personnel might see twice that number....

Social Security judges face threats to safety

Judges who hear Social Security disability cases are facing a growing number of violent threats from claimants angry over being denied benefits or frustrated...

Does COLA freeze hurt Social Security recipients?

Seniors will remain ahead of the inflation curve despite a second straight year without an increase in their Social Security benefits. Some seniors and their...

No COLA again for Social Security recepients

As if voters don't have enough to be angry about this election year, the government is expected to announce this week that more than...