Seniors and Retirement Security
As a country we owe a debt of gratitude to the generations of retired Americans and those nearing retirement for paving the way for the opportunities we enjoy today. Our seniors have carried the torch for America through the turbulence of war and national upheaval. We can never repay their sacrifices, but we can honor them by keeping our commitments to them.
I made a pledge to my constituents that I would not compromise federal benefits for those 55 years of age or older. We cannot and should not move the goal posts for these folks who have worked hard throughout their life and are expecting security in their retirement. Seniors have paid into systems that should not fail them and I intend to make sure we honor that trust.
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Washington, DC — U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) released a statement following the State of the Union Address:
Washington, DC —Today, U.S. Representatives Randy Hultgren (R-IL-14) and Brad Schneider (D-IL-10) announced they plan to sit together as a symbol of bipartisanship at tonight’s State of the Union Address, eschewing the traditional party-line seating arrangements.
Washington, DC — U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) announced he has hired a new Chief of Staff, Dean Peterson, to lead his office following the departure of his former chief, Katherine McGuire, to be Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Labor.
Campton Hills, IL —U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) will host a Senior Resource Fair for residents of the 14th Congressional District featuring representatives from key federal agencies and local service organizations who will be on hand to answer questions and offer assistance to local seniors and their families (list below). Staff experts from Rep. Hultgren’s office will also be available to address any issues constituents may have with federal agencies and give assistance regarding Social Security benefits, Medicare, Veterans Affairs, US..
Washington, DC — U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) has received the American Conservative Union Foundation’s (ACUF) 2016 Award for Conservative Achievement for his 2016 and lifetime voting records. The ACUF has rated Members of Congress and their commitment to conservative values for more than 46 years, by examining their voting records and to what extent they align with the values held by the ACUF. Congressman Hultgren received a score of 88 percent in 2016 and holds a lifetime average of 85.25 percent.