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Economy: Social Security #958748

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 15, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The announcement that Social Security recipients will get a one-time stimulus check instead of a cost of living adjustment {COLA} noted.

(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The reaction of Social Security recipients featured; cost cited. [Recipients Isabel FURLONG†, Patricia McELROY†, Donald WOLPE†- react.] [Standard and Poor’s economist David WYSS†- explains the impact of oil prices on the consumer price index.] [AARP director of legislative policy David CERTNER†- notes the impact on seniors.] [President OBAMA – comments on the “emergency payment.”] [Representative John BOEHNER†- comments on paying for Obama’s proposal.] [Senator Bernard SANDERS†- says turning our back on seniors would be a mistake.]

Couric, Katie;
Cordes, Nancy

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