New Missouri Voter ID Law

A new voter ID law is set to go into effect in Missouri for the upcoming November 2022 election. The only acceptable forms of voter ID will be an unexpired Missouri driver’s license, a Missouri non-drivers ID, a U.S. passport, a U.S. Military ID, or other...

New and Faster Way to Get a Social Security Card

The Social Security Administration recently released a new website that can speed up the process of getting a new Social Security card. In certain cases, the entire process can be completed online with a new card arriving in the mail in 7-10 days. Even if a person’s...

Special Needs Alliance Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Special Needs Alliance (SNA), a group of special needs attorneys that advocates for people with disabilities and special needs, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The SNA was founded in 2002 and has grown from a ten-person study group to over 150...

Social Security Expansion Act

The newly introduced Social Security Expansion Act, if passed, would increase benefits for current and future recipients while lengthening Social Security’s solvency. Left unchanged, Social Security is currently able to fully pay benefits through 2035. After that, if...

New Social Security Webpage for the LGBTQ+ Community

As part of June PRIDE month, Social Security has created a new webpage highlighting resources for the LGBTQ+ community. Many members of this community had been denied survivor benefits that were available to straight couples due to bans on same-sex marriage that have...