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2013 Retirement Security Policy Recommendations

Latinos for a Secure Retirement

LSR released its 2013 retirement security policy recommendations, including protecting social security, strengthening the SSI program, and creating an auto-IRA.

Policy Recommendations to Increase Pension Savings

Latinos for a Secure Retirement

The Latinos for a Secure Retirement coalition (LSR) supports the following legislative proposals to increase pension savings and help more Americans better prepare for retirement.

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Chained CPI-U

Quiz: How much do you know about the proposal to use the chained CPI-U to measure the Social Security COLA? Learn more by reading our short Q&A.

LSR Policy Recommendations for the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program

WASHINGTON DC – The Latinos for a Secure Retirement coalition (LSR) has Together with theNational Senior Citizen Law Center (NSCLC), LSR is calling for needed updates to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. “SSI has been a critical program to low-income Latinos for the past 40 years but needs to be strengthened,” stated Jeff Cruz, Executive Director of Latinos for a Secure Retirement, a coalition of ten leading national Latino organizations. “Outdated rules have put many poor seniors in peril.” For more information on the policy recommendations, click on the link on the top of the page.

LSR Letter to Leader Pelosi Regarding Super Committee Appointments, 8-11-11

Latinos for a Secure Retirement

LSR issues the following letter urging House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to appoint a Latino to the “super committee,” which was created as part of the recent deal to raise the federal debt ceiling. The super committee will have unprecedented power over programs crucial to all Americans. With 9 of the 12 super committee members already named, there is not yet a single Latino appointed.

Letter of Experts Opposed to Cuts in Social Security Benefits

Strengthen Social Security

Dr. Yanira Cruz with the NHCOA and LSR Executive Director Jeff Cruz joined 276 professors and policy experts opposing cuts to Social Security benefits.

Letter to Senator Bingaman and Representative Neal regarding automatic IRA proposal

Latinos for a Secure Retirement

Latinos for a Secure Retirement expresses our strong support for the Automatic IRA proposal (H.R.4049/S. 1557). Creating an automatic IRA is critical to helping these workers save for their retirement.

Letter to Senator Kevin de León regarding California Retirement Savings Plan

Latinos for a Secure Retirement

Latinos for a Secure Retirement (LSR) would like to express our strong support for the California Retirement Savings Plan (SB 1234). The plan would give all California workers access to a defined benefit (DB) pension retirement plan through their employer.

Letter to Senator Bennet regarding the Older Americans Act

Latinos for a Secure Retirement

The Latinos for a Secure Retirement (LSR) coalition applauds Senator Bennet for his efforts to improve access to Older Americans Act (OAA) programs and strongly endorses the Improving Services and Activities for Diverse Elders (ISADE) Act.

Letter to Senator Sanders regarding the Keeping Our Social Security Promises Act

Latinos for a Secure Retirement

Latinos for a Secure Retirement would like to express our strong support for the Keeping Our Social Security Promises Act, which would make Social Security fully solvent for the next 75 years without cutting any of the benefits critical to our community.

Letter to Senator Harkin regarding our Social Security system

Latinos for a Secure Retirement

The Latinos for a Secure Retirement coalition expressed our support for Senator Harkin's leadership in introducing a plan to rebuild pensions and strengthen our Social Security system.

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