Congressman Stephen F. Lynch held a telephone meeting with seniors from the Ninth Congressional District on Friday about the debt ceiling and it's potential impact on Social Security.
With several possible solutions to the U.S. debt limit issue in play and even more opinions on how those results could affect Social Security, seniors in the Ninth Congressional District have been reaching out to Congressman Stephen F. Lynch for answers. In a telephone town hall meeting on Friday, July 29, Lynch vowed to protect seniors and Social Security as the deadline to raise the national debt limit approaches. The Treasury Secretary has said the limit of $14 trillion will be reached by Aug. 2. Over the past two weeks, the Democratic congressman said his offices in Boston, Brockton and D.C. were all inundated with calls about the debt limit. Between 80 and 90 percent were from seniors asking questions about the impact a deal could …
Congressman Stephen F. Lynch will call 50,000 seniors throughout the Ninth Congressional District on July 29 for a live discussion over the debt ceiling.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Submitted By Congressman Lynch's Office ongressman Stephen F. Lynch will hold a telephone town hall forum on Friday, July 29, to discuss the current debt ceiling negotiations. In recent days, Congressman Lynch’s Boston, Brockton and D.C. offices have seen a major increase in calls and e-mails from constituents regarding the debt limit and budget issues. Many of the calls have been from senior citizens concerned about Social Security and Medicare. On Friday, 50,000 seniors throughout the Ninth District will receive a phone call to participate in the live telephone town hall. Congressman Lynch will take participants’ questions live throughout the event. “Many of the calls we have received have come from seniors, worried about how a possible…