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How You Can Help Protect Social Security

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Without congressional action, the Social Security trust funds will be depleted in the coming years. But Oklahomans can encourage their elected leaders to make strengthening the program a priority.

More than 1 in 5 Oklahomans—about 811,000 individuals—received Social Security benefits in 2020, according to AARP research. Those benefits injected nearly $13.4 billion into the state’s economy that year.

The program helped keep 217,000 Oklahoma residents 65 and older out of poverty from 2018 to 2020. Go to to urge lawmakers to bolster it.

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