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No Social Security COLA in 2011

58 million Social Security recipients will go through another year without an increase in their monthly benefits.

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in-2011/19667975

WASHINGTON (Oct. 10) — As if voters don’t have enough to be angry about this election year, the government is expected to announce this week that more than 58 million Social Security recipients will go through another year without an increase in their monthly benefits.

It would mark only the second year without an increase since automatic adjustments for inflation were adopted in 1975. The first year was this year.

“If you’re the ruling party, this is not the sort of thing you want to have happening two weeks before an election,” said Andrew Biggs,