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Benefits

Social Security

The History Of Social Security

BOSTON (CBS) – Last year 58 million Americans received $821 billion dollars in Social Security benefits and nine out of ten individuals age 65 and older received benefits. Social Security has been around for 78 […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/25/2013

Social Security

All About Social Security

Social Security benefits are not just retirement benefits, but they are what we think of when we talk about Social Security.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/11/2012

Cemetery

I-Team: Dead People Receiving Benefits From State

The I-Team has discovered that people who have been dead for over a year are still receiving benefits from Massachusetts taxpayers.

05/17/2012

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Fight Over Benefits For Same Sex Couples Heads To Mass. Appeals Court

A battle over a law that denies federal benefits for married same-sex couples is headed to an appeals court in Massachusetts, the first state in the nation to legalize gay marriage.

03/31/2012

Social Security Checks

Social Security Primer: Your Benefits

In order to get benefits from Social Security you must work and pay taxes into the system.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/28/2012

Ken Shaw was a Boston police officer for almost 30 years and contracted Hepatitis C on the job.

Family Of Boston Cop Who Had Hepatitis C Fights For Death Benefits

Kenneth Shaw, a Boston Police officer for almost thirty years contracted Hepatitis C on the job. He died in 1998 but his family was denied his benefits.

02/14/2012

Workers, Employees, Technology Jobs, Computers

Last Week Of The Year: Back To Work

It’s almost the New Year and it’s a good time to review what benefits you have at work.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/29/2011

RI Lawmakers To Hold Hearings On Civil Unions

Rhode Island lawmakers plan to hold hearings on a bill creating civil unions for gay couples next week. The bill would give gay couples who form a civil union the same state rights given to married couples in Rhode Island.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/07/2011

Gavel

Mass. Supreme Court Sets Bar High To Deny Immigrant Benefits

Advocates in Massachusetts are hailing a decision by the state’s highest court that sets a high bar for denying benefits to immigrants.

05/06/2011

Are Huge State Pensions Draining City Budgets?

It’s in the news every day: cities and towns, as well as the state, are broke. That means services often get cut to try and bring those budgets into…

10/01/2010

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