Every American deserves economic security in retirement or disability. Since the 1930s, this has been a national promise. Social Security has, since that time, kept tens of millions of people out of poverty and saved countless lives.
As a Member of Congress, I am deeply committed to protecting Social Security. This means I will vote against any measure to privatize the program, cut benefits, or increase the eligibility age. As a core commitment, I believe Social Security recipients should be entitled to maintain their purchasing power. This is why I strongly believe we must maintain the current system of adjusting to account for changes in the cost of living.
While many politicians have argued that we must overhaul or even eliminate Social Security to cope with the Baby Boomer generation reaching retirement, I reject this argument. Without any cost-savings, leading economists estimate Social Security will be fully solvent for at least the next 25 years. I pledge to find new ways to strengthen Social Security and extend its solvency without placing an undue burden on the backs of deserving recipients.
Friday April 26, 2013
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) will host the grand opening of the 24th Congressional District office in Miramar, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00
CONGRESSWOMAN FREDERICA WILSON INTRODUCES NEW LEGISLATION TO STOP THE "SEQUESTER" AND STAND UP FOR WORKING FAMILIESThursday February 28, 2013
Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24) and colleagues in the US House of Representatives introduced a simple and straightforward bill to end Washington's current budget crisis and prevent a new recession.
Wednesday January 23, 2013
Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24) released the following statement regarding the House's consideration of H.R. 325, which would suspend the "debt ceiling," for a period of three months: