More MS news articles for Jan 2002

Disability Rules Discourage Self-Reliance

http://www.ncpa.org/iss/sos/2002/pd011802d.html

Friday, January 18, 2002
Daily Policy Digest
Social Security Issues / Social Security Disability
 
Social Security disability rules prohibit beneficiaries from earning more than $500 a month without losing their benefits. Critics contend this policy penalizes those who try to re-enter the workforce -- while putting those who already qualify as disabled under no obligation ever to try to return to work.

Source: Editorial, "Self-Sufficiency Punished," USA Today, January 17, 2002.

For text
http://www.usatoday.com/usatonline/20020117/3778566s.htm

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