Social Security

SSA Inspector General Patrick O'Carroll (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Michigan Human Services Partners With SSA To Spurn Disability Fraud

The Social Security Administration announced a partnership with the Michigan Department of Human Services in a cooperative effort to crack down on disability fraud in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2014

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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Caring For The Elderly: Does China Have It Right?

China recently passed an Elderly Rights Law, requiring adult children to stay connected with their parents.

10/03/2013

How Much Will You Need To Retire? More Tools Popping Up Online

If you’re thinking about retiring you might be happy to learn you can do it online now.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2013

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Michigan House OKs Bill To End Bridge Card Abuse

The Michigan House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to crack down on welfare abuse.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Social Security checks at a U.S. Treasury printing facility (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Court Says Kids Aren’t Heirs In Frozen Sperm Case

The Michigan Supreme Court says children conceived with frozen sperm from a deceased man can’t be considered his heirs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2012

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Opinion: Romney Clearly Won The Debate – Again

The debate results are much less lopsided than the first debate, but Obama’s failed promises of the past four years which were clearly expressed by Romney dictate that Obama couldn’t win the debate. Romney won again.

10/17/2012

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Joe Biden Schooled Paul Ryan With Facts And Substance

Mitt Romney’s apprentice salesman stepped on the stage last night and delivered his talking points, but little more. Throughout the night, Joe Biden delivered lesson after lesson to the ambitious young Congressman from Wisconsin.

10/12/2012

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan-Biden Vice Presidential Debate Necessarily Spirited

Both candidates did what they had set out to do. Biden reached out to his base, and Ryan spoke to those who don’t like the direction the country is headed. Republicans are likely not happy that Ryan didn’t deliver the knock-out debate Mitt Romney did a week ago while Democrats are, as previously stated, ecstatic Biden didn’t have a bad night.

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

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