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December 16, 2008 Social Security to be First Government Agency to Use Nationwide Health Information Network (Aquí en Español)
November 18, 2008 Social Security Holds Third Disability Hearing on Compassionate Allowances (Aquí en Español)
November 3, 2008 Social Security's New Retirement Estimator Rated the Federal Government's Best Online Service (Aquí en Español)
October 27, 2008 Social Security Announces Nationwide Launch of Compassionate Allowances (Aquí en Español)
October 17, 2008 Social Security Continues to Make Progress Expediting Backlogged Disability Cases (Aquí en Español)
October 16, 2008 Social Security Announces 5.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 2009 (Aquí en Español)
October 6, 2008 Social Security Asks Six States to Review Voter Registration Verification Procedures to Ensure Compliance with Federal Law (Aquí en Español)
October 1, 2008 Annual Columbus Day Weekend Shutdown of Social Security Computer Center Will Not Affect Timely Registration of Voters (Aquí en Español)
September 24, 2008 Social Security Commissioner Releases New Agency Strategic Plan (Aquí en Español)
September 8, 2008 Social Security Checks Again Arriving Early in Gulf Coast States as Hurricane Ike Approaches   (Aquí en Español)
August 29, 2008 Social Security Checks Arriving Early
in Gulf Coast States
 (Aquí en Español)
July 21, 2008 Estimate Your Social Security Retirement BenefitsOnline Now at (Aquí en Español)
May 20, 2008 Social Security Announces Improvements to the Ticket to Work Program (Aquí en Español)
May 10, 2008 Pop Culture Makes Mark on Social Security's Most Popular Baby Names List (Aquí en Español)
April 7, 2008 Social Security Holds Second Disability Hearing on Compassionate Allowances - Agreement with National Institutes of Health Announced (Aquí en Español)
March 25, 2008 Social Security Board of Trustees:  Some Improvement in Long-Range Financing Outlook but Deficits Continue (Aquí en Español)
February 26, 2008

Social Security Offers Positions to 144 Administrative Law Judges (Aquí en Español)

February 12, 2008 Nation’s First Baby Boomer Receives Her First Social Security Retirement Benefit    (Aquí en español)
February 4 , 2008 Statement of Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, Commending the President’s Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Request  (Aquí en español)
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