April 15, 2015 02:10 PM

Sanders motion to instruct Budget conferees (deficit neutral reserve fund for Social Security)

Senator Sanders made a motion to instruct the conferees to insist that the final conference report on the budget include a deficit neutral reserve fund for legislation related to retirement benefits, which may not include legislation cutting benefits under the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program established under title II of the Social Security Act, increasing the retirement age, or privatizing the old age, survivors, and disability insurance program.