— Photo by Stephen Smith Op-Ed by AARP Kansas Director Maren E. Turner, as published in the Wichita Eagle, August 22, 2016   While the race for the White House dominates this summer’s news, new findings about Social Security should concern Kansas workers who are paying into Social Security today. If our leaders don’t act, anyone under age 50 could see their benefits cut by nearly 25 percent starting the day they receive their first Social Security check. We have long …

— AARP volunteers and staff from Kansas and Missouri attend a presidential campaign rally in Kansas City, Missouri in February 2016   AARP’s Take A Stand campaign is calling on the presidential candidates to lay out their plan to keep Social Security sound for future generations.   In Kansas, Social Security helps more than half a million people pay their bills. It keeps millions in the middle class – and lifts 148,000 retirees above the poverty line.  Kansas residents depend on …