Martin O'Malley
Democrat

Martin O'Malley's policies onJobs & Economy

Ensure Social Security benefits are sufficient to keep retirees out of poverty

The immediate future is dire for many Americans nearing retirement: one in five Americans has no retirement savings at all. To keep seniors out of poverty, Governor O’Malley supports increasing the special minimum social security benefit to 125 percent of the poverty line for Americans who have worked at least 30 years.

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