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Lawmakers Seek More Funding for SSA to Help Tackle Backlogs, Wait Times

November 28, 2022

Since 2010, the number of Social Security beneficiaries has gone up more than 20%, but the budget for processing social security claims hasn’t kept up. In fact, it has gone down 14%, causing backlogs and delays in the Social Security Administration (SSA)’s ability to respond to families and individuals seeking Social Security benefits.

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