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Kathy Hochul on Social Security

 

 


Endorsed by National Committee to Preserve Social Security

Kathy Hochul is the only candidate in this race to be endorsed by the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, a non-partisan, multi-million member organization that fights to ensure the survival of Social Security and Medicare.

Their endorsement:"We enthusiastically endorse Kathy Hochul's candidacy. Hochul understands and supports the critical roles that Social Security and Medicare play in the retirement and health security of our nation's older citizens and their families. We have no doubt she is well-prepared to serve the needs of seniors and will make the preservation of Social Security and Medicare a priority in office."

Hochul says, "With their backing, we will fight the Republican budget that aims to decimate Medicare and any Republican efforts to privatize Social Security. I will stop at nothing to protect the guarantees we've made to our seniors over the last 76 years."

Source: 2012 House campaign website, kathyhochul.com, Press Release , May 24, 2011

by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance.

Hochul signed by NCPSSM on Social Security protection

An endorsement by the NCPSSM indicates strong belief in preserving Social Security and Medicare (i.e., a strong stance against privatization, and for continued federal government involvement). Their mission statement:

`The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare is one of the most effective and trustworthy sources for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid advocacy. Since 1982, we have been working for generations of older Americans who want our nationís health and income security programs secured for the future. Join us and learn more about how you can be a part of our intergenerational crusade.`

Source: NCPSSM website 12-NCPSSM on Oct 31, 2012

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