As you may know, the federal government is now shut down. Most of Social Security's operations will continue during the shut down including processing of payments, applications, appeals, holding hearings, writing decisions, scheduling hearings.
The So Jersey hearing office has just brought in another judge (a transfer from San Francisco), bringing the total to 10. I think this is the most we have ever had in my memory.
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