King Accepts "Standing up for America's Seniors Award"
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Sioux City, IA- Congressman Steve King released the following statement after receiving the "Standing up for America's Seniors Award" today from the RetireSafe organization. RetireSafe is a grassroots organization that advocates and educates on behalf of America's seniors on issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, health and financial well being. According to RetireSafe, the organization is "continuing its recognition of Members of Congress who are not afraid to stand up for America's seniors. The award this summer will focus on those Members who have stood up for seniors by guarding their rights, protecting the benefits that they have earned and watching over seniors both nationally and locally."
Tony Reiss, consultant- RetireSafe, Yana Jurovitzki- RetireSafe director of communications & advocacy-, Congressman Steve King, Brenda Winkler- Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Iowa, Doug Getter- retired constituent, Steve Fox- constituent from Sioux City
"Considering the well being of seniors in Iowa and across our nation is a top priority of mine in Congress," said King. "Protecting and strengthening Social Security and Medicare is vital to getting both our fiscal house in order and will help provide the stability seniors need. I appreciate the recognition from RetireSafe today as I continue to fight for initiatives that are critically important to our nation's seniors, like the repeal of ObamaCare and other threats to their health care independence."