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December 11, 2009 Social Security Sending Corrected Benefit Notices (Aquí en Español)
November 20, 2009

Commissioner Astrue Asks Inspector General to Investigate California and Hawaii Disability Determination Services (Aquí en Español)

November 18, 2009 Social Security Holds Disability Hearing on Compassionate Allowances and Schizophrenia (Aquí en Español)
November 13, 2009 Social Security Announces New Enhancements to Online Retirement Estimator (Aquí en Español)
October 30, 2009 Patty Duke and Dr. David Kessler Team with Social Security in Flu Prevention Public Service Campaign (Aquí en Español)
October 16, 2009 Social Security Files Statement of Interest in California Lawsuit Challenging Furlough of Federally-Paid State Disability Workers (Aquí en Español)
October 15, 2009 Prompt Passage of Economic Recovery Act Payment for 2010 Needed - Law Does Not Provide for a Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment for 2010 (Aquí en Español)
September 30, 2009 Social Security Hearings Backlog Down for First Time in Decade (Aquí en Español)
September 30, 2009 Social Security Establishes Financial Literacy Research Consortium (Aquí en Español)
September 18, 2009 Statement of Commissioner Astrue Regarding Extension of Funding for Return-to-Work Programs to Assist People with Disabilities (Aquí en Español)
August 27, 2009 Social Security to Test Use of Microsoft’s HealthVault in Disability Process (Aquí en Español)
August 7, 2009 Social Security to Fund $24 Million in Contracts for Electronic Medical Records (Aquí en Español)
July 29, 2009 Social Security Holds Compassionate Allowances Hearing on Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (Aquí en Español)
July 6, 2009 Commissioner Astrue Thanks the Vice President for His Call to Exempt DDS Employees from Furloughs and Hiring Restrictions (Aquí en Español)
June 22, 2009 Social Security to Open New Teleservice Center in Jackson, Tennessee (Aquí en Español)
May 20, 2009 Social Security Continues to Rank as One of the "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" (Aquí en español)
May 15, 2009 Commissioner Astrue Receives Public Health Leadership Award (Aquí en español)
May 12, 2009 Social Security Board of Trustees: Economic Downturn Leads to Worsening of Long-Range Financing Outlook (Aquí en español)
May 8, 2009 America’s Parents Vote for Change on Social Security's Most Popular Baby Names List (Aquí en español)
May 7, 2009 Statement of Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, Comending the President's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Request (Aquí en español)
April 15, 2009 Commissioner Astrue and Senator Bingaman Tour New National Hearing Center in Albuquerque (Aquí en español)
March 26, 2009 Vice President Biden Announces $250 Recovery Payments to Go to Social Security and SSI Beneficiaries in May (Aquí en español)
February 25, 2009 Social Security Administration Receives Top Marks (Aquí en español)
February 13, 2009 Commissioner Astrue Signs President’s Ethics Pledge (Aquí en español)
February 12, 2009 Social Security's Online Services Continue to Win Accolades (Aquí en español)
February 5, 2009 Statement of Commissioner Michael J. Astrue Concerning the American Federation of Government Employees' (AFGE) Advertisement Regarding the Employees' Activities Association (EAA) (Aquí en español)
February 3, 2009 Commissioner Astrue Asks Governors to Exempt State Disability Determination Service Employees from Hiring Restrictions (Aquí en Español)
January 28, 2009 Social Security Expands Fast-Track Disability Processes (Aquí en Español)
January 16, 2009 Commissioner Astrue Praises President-Elect Obama's Call for a National Conversation on Social Security (Aquí en Español)
January 6, 2009 The Cousins Are Back and They're Filing Online for Social Security Benefits (Aquí en Español)
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