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Stories with organization: U.S. Social Security Administration
  • Correction: Disability-Suicide story 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 6:10 pm

    PRESTONSBURG, Kentucky - In a story June 10 about a man who killed himself after his disability payments were suspended, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a quarter of the population of Kentucky's 5th Congressional District receives federal disability benefits. A quarter of people receive Social Security benefits, which includes retirement, disability and survivor benefits.

  • Report: Social Security overpaid disability benefits by $17B 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 5:03 pm

    WASHINGTON - Social Security overpaid disability beneficiaries by nearly $17 billion over the past decade, a government watchdog said Friday, raising alarms about the massive program just as it approaches the brink of insolvency.

  • Rogers: Disability pay to be restored for 900 recipients 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 7:03 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The federal government has reinstated disability payments to hundreds of Appalachian recipients whose checks were suspended after their attorney was targeted in a fraud investigation.

  • Lawsuit filed over suspension of disability benefits 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 11:54 am

    LEXINGTON, Kentucky - A lawsuit has been filed to stop the Social Security Administration from suspending disability benefits for residents in eastern Kentucky.