Here's why Senate Democrats want to give Social Security beneficiaries an extra $200 per month amid coronavirus scare
March 23, 2020 at 13:37 PM EDT
Several Senate Democrats are calling for a $200 per month Social Security benefit boost to help older and disabled beneficiaries cope with higher costs amid the coronavirus. Meanwhile, another proposal to give employers a break on FICA taxes could diminish Social Security's funds. Here's what advocates are watching on Capitol Hill.