Social Security – House Ways & Means Committee, Social Security Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Maintaining the Disability Insurance Trust Fund’s Solvency
On Wednesday, February 25th, the House Social Security Subcommittee will hold a hearing on “Maintaining the Disability Insurance Trust Fund’s Solvency”. Social Security Disability Insurance was created in 1956 to provide financial assistance to people who are unable to work due to disability or health issues. Current projections indicate that the fund will be unable to pay full benefits if Congressional action is not taken by the end of 2016. The hearing will focus on the financial status of the fund and legislative options to address the issue. Visit the Committee website to le arn more and to view live video on the day of the hearing. the hearing is at 8:30 pm eastern time.