Christie Saunders

Why a continuing resolution is ‘not enough’ to resolve staff issues at SSA

The Social Security Administration wants to hire 4,000 new employees and drastically reduce processing times during 2023, but agency officials say they…

Read more
(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, photo shows a Social Security card in Tigard, Ore.  Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

SSA hires retired staff to manage crowds at field offices as in-person service ramps up

Read more