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The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

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Social Security

President-Elect Trump’s Medicare Promise Vexes Some Congressional Republicans

trump-secure-medicare-and-social-securityWashington, DC, January 13, 2017The Hill reported this week that on the campaign trai, Donald Trump repeatedly pledged to that he wouldn’t gut Medicare as president.

President-Elect Trump’s incoming chief of staff, Reince Priebus, doubled down on that position over the weekend, insisting that his boss wouldn’t “meddle” with Medicare or Social Security.

However, a week before Trump’s inauguration, that campaign promise is already encountering fierce resistance from Republicans on Capitol Hill. Continue reading

Social Security Board of Trustees Reports Reserve Depleted 2034 Unless Congress Acts

Social SecurityWashington, DC, July 23, 2015 ― The Social Security Board of Trustees yesterday released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds.

The projected point at which the combined trust fund reserves will become depleted, if Congress does not act before then, comes in 2034 — one year later than projected last year.

The combined asset reserves of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Trust Funds are projected to become depleted in 2034, one year later than projected last year, with 79 percent of benefits payable at that time.  The DI Trust Fund will become depleted in 2016, unchanged from last year’s estimate, with 81 percent of benefits still payable. Continue reading