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VOL. 124 | NO. 121 | Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Tanner Announces New Social Security Call Center

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UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) - U.S. Rep. John Tanner has announced that a new call center for Social Security beneficiaries will be based in Jackson and employ about 175 workers.

Tanner, who is chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, was in West Tennessee on Monday with Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue for the announcement.

Tanner said the Jackson center will the first new Social Security call center built in more than a decade. The commissioner said Social Security program is facing an "unprecedented wave" of baby boomers who are retiring.

The facility is estimated to be opened in 18-24 months.

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