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Congressional Pensions Reviewed

Jul 4th, 2015 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Moments Blog

That annoying Facebook post about congressional pensions just keeps traveling around. It needs to be removed from circulation because it is almost 100% false. It’s the one that suggests retired members of Congress and the President get exorbitant pension packages, and quotes flat amounts provided annually by taxpayers.

Since we here at Senior Citizen Journal believe facts are generally very helpful in forming opinion, we provide factual information about what congressional pensions actually are.

Congressional pensions are a little complicated, so be sure to read all the information provided. Much of this information