WASHINGTON DC — Congressman Chris Jacobs recently led 51 House colleagues by calling on the Social Security Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees to immediately develop a plan to reopen personal Social Security services in more than 1,500 locations nationwide.
“While most businesses and government agencies have resumed personal services for Americans, the Social Security Administration has not provided a timeline or even a plan to reopen their 1,500 field offices,” Jacobs, R-Hamburg, said in a press release. reliable internet or telephone services, jeopardizing their access to their benefits and the help they need.It is time for the Social Security Administration to restore the personalized customer service our voters deserve.”
Most Social Security Administration field offices are closed for personal services due to the pandemic. Despite the return to personal services at congressional offices, state and local government offices, passport offices and a host of other government agencies, Social Security bureaus have not made comparable progress.