March 2011

March 1, 2011


RE: Council For Retirement Security a program of Our Generation


Dear Member of Congress,


As you begin to work on spending priorities for the 2012 federal budget, we want to make you aware of some issues that are of concern to America’s seniors.   I am writing to share the results of our recent survey that highlighted issues concerning the fiscal health of our country.  We mailed more than 6 million questionnaires and have received responses from across the nation, including your district.


The following results were identified as the fiscal issues that are of concern to seniors:

84.7% Federal budget deficits

85.9% Waste and mismanagement of tax dollars

63.8% Expansion of the Federal Government

We at the Council for Retirement Security, a program of Our Generation, a non-partisan, nonprofit grassroots citizens group, are dedicated to improving the lives of senior citizens through awareness and advocacy.  I hope you find the above information useful and take into consideration the viewpoints expressed as you shape our nation’s spending priorities and other matters of vital importance to America’s expanding senior population.

Very Truly Yours,

MacMillin Slobodien

Executive Director