Social Security

AARP: 78th Anniversary of Social Security
On the eve of the 78th anniversary of the creation of Social Security, which provides an average monthly retirement benefit of $1,175 to 66,999 Wyoming residents, it continues to be a target by forces in Washington D.C. looking for quick cuts for deficit reduction...
Official: Obama Proposes Cuts To Social Security
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is proposing cuts to Social Security as an attempt to compromise with Republicans on the budget.
A senior administration official says the budget Obama will offer to Congress next Wednesday would reduce the deficit by $1...
Enzi Says Senior Groups Threaten Future Social Security
Wyoming Republican Senator Mike Enzi says  demographics and the fact more people are living long enough to collect Social Security mean some sort of changes will be needed to make sure the program is viable for future generations.
But he says anytime anyone discusses adjustments to the system to…
Judge Allows Challenge to Eagle Killing [AUDIO]
A federal judge is allowing the Eastern Shoshone Tribe to challenge the Northern Arapahoe tribe's plan to kill Bald Eagles on the reservation they share in central Wyoming. Amy Richards has details. A new report shows 91,000 people in Wyoming receive Social Security every month, with an annual …
Americans Want A Say On Social Security and Medicare [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Department of Corrections Training Academy graduated its first class of calendar year 2012 on March 16th. Doug Randall reports. About 95 percent of Americans think Washington needs to spend more time listening to ordinary folks about Social Security and Medicare. Click past the jump to l…
Social Security Study Released [AUDIO]
According to new study by the Center for Rural Strategies, cuts in social security would harm the economies of small towns more than they would impact larger cities. Deborah Smith of Wyoming News Service has a report. The application for the National Federation of Independent Business's Young Entrep…