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Tag Archives: Social Security

New York officials warn of scam to get employee tax information

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials are warning about a tax-season scam in which email fraudsters pose as company executives to get employees’ Social Security numbers. State tax officials say at least 65 companies with New York employees have ...

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Social Security turns 80: Changes needed to save program


  As Social Security approaches its 80th birthday Friday, the federal government’s largest benefit program stands at a pivotal point in its history. Relatively modest changes to taxes and benefits could still save it for generations of Americans to come, ...

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Social Security office comes to town

A Social Security customer service station is now available for use at the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, 115 South Ave., in the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building. The station is in the Business and Social Sciences ...

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It’s law now: ‘No Social Security for Nazis’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama last week capped a swift and forceful response to an Associated Press investigation by signing into law a measure that bars suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits. The AP’s investigation, which ...

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U.S. District Court, WDNY – Social Security: James v. Colvin

U.S. District Court, WDNY – Social Security – Attorney’s Fees – Excessive   James v. Colvin 10-cv-6429L Judge Larimer   Background: The plaintiff moved for an order awarding attorney’s fees in the amount of $13,113.35. The commissioner of Social Security argues ...

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Congress OKs bill to cut Nazi benefits

WASHINGTON — A bill that would block suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving Social Security benefits is heading to President Barack Obama for his signature. By voice vote late Thursday, the Senate gave final congressional approval to a measure that ...

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Report: Social Security lax on disability claims

WASHINGTON — Social Security is so overwhelmed by disability claims that some officials are awarding benefits without adequately reviewing applications, potentially adding to the program’s financial problems as it edges closer to the brink of insolvency, congressional investigators say in ...

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WDNY — Social Security: Juliano v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Residual Functional Capacity — Type II Diabetes Juliano v. Astrue 10-cv-6682L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff filed for disability insurance benefits alleging an inability to work due to diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, a ...

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Donlon v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Disability — Gainful Work Donlon v. Astrue 10-CV-6577 Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiff brought an action to challenge the commissioner of Social Security’s determination that denied the plaintiff’s claim for disability and disability insurance ...

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