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Trump’s $4.8 Trillion Budget Proposal Revisits Rejected Cuts

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.8 trillion election year budget plan on Monday that recycles previously rejected cuts to domestic programs like food stamps and Medicaid to promise a balanced budget in 15 years — all while leaving Social Secur...
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Retiree Checks to Rise Modestly Amid Push to Expand Benefits

WASHINGTON — Millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase from Social Security in 2020, an uptick with potential political consequences in an election year when Democrats are pushing more generous inflation protection. "Most of the di...
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Social Security Checks Will Grow in 2019 as Inflation Rises

WASHINGTON — Tens of millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2.8 percent boost in benefits next year as inflation edges higher. It's the biggest increase most retired baby boomers have gotten. Following a stretch of low inflatio...