Representative Mike Doyle http://wesa.fm en Doyle Supports Bill To Strengthen Social Security http://wesa.fm/post/doyle-supports-bill-strengthen-social-security <p>About one in five senior citizens in the U.S. relies on Social Security as the sole source of income and proposed funding cuts could put them in danger.</p><p>Congressman Mike Doyle (D-PA-14) announced today his support of the Strengthening Social Security Act, which would increase benefits by about $70 a month.</p><p>The bill, introduced in September by California Congresswoman Linda Sanchez, would increase Cost of Live Adjustments (COLA) and extend the Social Security trust fund by slowly eliminating the payroll tax cap.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:20:30 +0000 Michael Lynch 20959 at http://wesa.fm Mixed-Income Housing a Cornerstone of East Liberty Redevelopment http://wesa.fm/post/mixed-income-housing-cornerstone-east-liberty-redevelopment <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.tcbinc.org/">The Community Builders</a> held a ceremonial groundbreaking Monday at the site of the new East Liberty Place South development.</span></p><p>The building will feature 52 units of mixed-income housing, as well as 11,000 square feet of commercial space. Thirteen of the one- and two-bedroom apartments will be priced at market value, with a tenant income cap of $55,000-75,000, depending on family size.</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 19:50:27 +0000 Liz Reid 19255 at http://wesa.fm Mixed-Income Housing a Cornerstone of East Liberty Redevelopment