National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare http://wamc.org en Chained CPI Proposal Under Fire http://wamc.org/post/chained-cpi-proposal-under-fire <p></p><p></p><p>Advocates across the nation and in Vermont are raising red flags over President Obama’s inclusion of a Chained CPI in the proposed budget proposal.&nbsp; The system would use the Chained Consumer Price Index as the cost-of–living adjustment for Social Security, Medicare, veterans and other programs.&nbsp; Opponents say it will in essence cut benefits to those programs. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 16:55:30 +0000 Pat Bradley 61806 at http://wamc.org Chained CPI Proposal Under Fire