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Letter to the editor: Social Security woes

| Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, 9:10 p.m.

I got a 2-percent increase for my Social Security, and the cost of Medicare went up exactly the same amount. So I end up with the same Social Security as last year. Is that fair? And my wife pays less than I do for Medicare.

Who figures out the cost-of-living increase? My utilities and regular expenses went up more than 2 percent from last year. Food, utilities, gasoline, turnpike tolls almost everything is nowhere near only 2 percent.

W. Dennis McKnight

Rostraver

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