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Congresswoman Lori Trahan’s Provisions Supporting Massachusetts’ Seniors Included in Final Passage of Dignity in Aging Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the bipartisan Dignity in Aging Act (H.R. 4334) with Congresswoman Trahan’s support. This bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (OAA) increases funding for vital programs that help aging Americans live independently and with dignity. The Older Americans Act (OAA), originally passed in 1965, is the prima... Read more »

Representative Lori Trahan and Mike Kelly’s Legislation to Incentivize Retirement Fund Enrollment for Small Business Employees Passes House

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan’s (D-MA-03) Small Employer Retirement Savings Auto-Enrollment Credit Act passed the House of Representatives as a part of the larger Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. The Small Employer Retirement Savings Auto-Enrollment Credit Act was originally introduced by Representatives Trahan and Mike Kelly (R-PA-16) in Marc... Read more »

Representatives Lori Trahan and Mike Kelly Introduce Legislation to Incentivize Retirement Fund Enrollment for Small Business Employees

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) and Congressman Mike Kelly (R-PA-16) introduced legislation to bolster automatic enrollment in 401(k) retirement plans for small businesses. “Small businesses and their employees are the lifeblood of the American economy, and the engine driving growth in cities and towns across Massachusetts. There were 1.5 million Bay Staters employed by... Read more »

Representatives Lori Trahan (D-MA) and John Larson (D-CT) Introduce Landmark Social Security Proposal

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) joined with Congressman John Larson (D-CT), Chairman of the Ways & Means Social Security Subcommittee, and 200 of their colleagues to introduce the Social Security 2100 Act, a bill that increases Social Security’s vital benefits while making the system financially viable throughout the 21st century. “The Social Security program reflects o... Read more »