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Mikulski Co-Sponsors Bill to Improve Senior Access to Social Security

November 21st, 2014 by WCBC Radio

Maryland U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said this week that she prepared to fight efforts underway that she believes would further distance senior citizens from social security representatives and make communication even more difficult. Mikulski co-sponsored the Improving Access to Social Security Services Act, S. 2742, which was introduced by Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. The bill addresses field office closures. Mikulski said that Social Security customers “need a face-to-face contact,” noting potential plans afoot that would eliminate certain paper documents that are currently available at field offices and make them accessible only online:                                              


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