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Dan Sullivan on Social Security

 

 


Against privatization, explore raising age or means testing

Social Security has surfaced as an issue on the Alaska campaign trail since mid-August, when Sullivan addressed reform at a pre-primary debate, saying, "I do think we need to look at raising the age. I do think we also need to look at means testing." A spokesman for Sullivan, Mike Anderson, said in an email that Sullivan "does not support privatization of Social Security."
Source: Anchorage Daily News on 2020 Alaska Senate race , Sep 28, 2014

Young people can accept change; don't expect to get benefits

Dan Sullivan has said that he would raise the age of eligibility for future Social Security beneficiaries (maintaining benefits for retirees and those close to retirement age) and "look at means testing" for higher-income Americans. "A younger generation of Alaskans or Americans can accept" such change, he said at a GOP debate in Alaska last month, "because right now they don't even think they are going to get it."
Source: AARP Voter Guide on 2016-2020 Alaska Senate race , Sep 24, 2014

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