The Myth of ‘Out of Control’ Disability Benefits

The rising number of people receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits in recent decades and the projected depletion of the program’s trust fund in 2016 are whipping up a frenzy in some quarters that disability insurance is “out of control.” Don’t believe it. These developments were largely anticipated and are quite manageable if policymakers don’t… Read More The Myth of ‘Out of Control’ Disability Benefits

Wyoming Senate panel denies death, disability benefits for state park rangers

CHEYENNE — A bill to provide 21 state park rangers with death and disability benefits failed Monday in a Senate committee. House Bill 70 was one of three bills to die in the Senate as the Legislature entered the third week of the four-week budget session.The other casualties were Senate File 40, a bill dealing… Read More Wyoming Senate panel denies death, disability benefits for state park rangers