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Save Social Security

Save Social Security Social Security is being attacked. The Republicans are determined to turn Social Security into a cash cow for Wall Street and to destroy this extremely valuable and successful public insurance program. Social Security is on the ballot this November. Republicans are spreading lies, fear, doubts and misinformation about the Social Security. If they win Social Security could be drastically changed or eliminated. Your future is at stake.  Social Security works for all Americans providing vital old age retirement income, disability insurance and life insurance (survivor benefits for adults and children).   Two ...


Social Security a “Ponzi Scheme?”

New video brought to you by the P.O.W.R.S. (Protect our Wisconsin State Retirement) Group and No Dem Left Behind. https://youtu.be/47cLX5riUGE?si=OnC9UKzwMBQSIdc2

Stop the Impeachment of Justice Janet Protasiewicz Petition

The POWRS Group has a call for others to use this petition as a means to act. This attack on democracy must be stopped. Citizens of every political persuasion must contact their Assembly representative and demand an end to these politically motivated impeachment threats.  Please sign the petition in the link below, "Stop the Impeachment of Justice Janet Protasiewicz" Our goal is to reach at least 1,000 signatures and we need more support. You can read more and sign the petition here: https://chng.it/8ZNjCyKhvw

Retirement Issues and WI Candidates: U.S. Senate and WI Treasurer

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2022 POWRS Steering Committee, Philip Anderson, powerswi@gmail.com Retirement Issues and WI Candidates: U.S. Senate and WI Treasurer To better inform Wisconsin voters, Protect Our Wisconsin Retirement Security (POWRS) surveyed the U.S. Senate candidates on retirement, Social Security and Medicare issues. We sent the survey to all the declared Democratic candidates and to the Republican incumbent. We only received replies from four Democratic candidates: Mandela Barnes, Sarah Godlewski, Alex Lasry, and Tom Nelson. POWRS makes no candidate endorsements. Our objective is to inform voters to help in ...

Comparing the U.S. Senate Candidates on Retirement Issues

Wisconsin – and the nation – is facing a retirement security crisis. Many people will have inadequate income for a secure retirement. Many will only have Social Security to live on. Many will not be able to “retire” at all. Over 400,000 seniors in Wisconsin will be living in poverty by 2030. As a result, Wisconsin will need to spend an additional $3.5 billion on public assistance programs. These problems are not self-correcting and won't be fixed by free market “solutions.” Government must act to address the retirement crisis. This includes consolidating and simplifying related laws, better oversight of the investment industry, helping ...