Armstrong v. Commissioner Social Security Administration

Filing 23

ORDER: Adopting the Magistrate's Findings and Recommendation 16 . Accordingly, the Court Affirms the Commissioner's decision and Dismisses this matter. Signed on 1/25/17 by Judge Anna J. Brown. (gm)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON LISA ARMSTRONG, 3:15-cv-02204-PK Plaintiff, ORDER v. CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration, Defendant. BROWN, Judge. Magistrate Judge Paul Papak issued Findings and Recommendation (#16) on October 31, 2016, in which he recommends the Court affirm the Commissioner's decision denying Plaintiff's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental income benefits. Plaintiff filed timely Objections to the Findings and Recommendation. The matter is now before this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b) (1) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 72(b). When any party objects to any portion of the Magistrate Judge's Findings and Recommendation, the district court must make 1 - ORDER a de nova determination of that portion of the Magistrate Judge's report. 28 F.3d 930, u.s.c. 932 § 636(b) (1). See also Dawson v. Marshall, 561 (9th Cir. 2009); United States v. Reyna-Tapia, 328 F.3d 1114, 1121 (9th Cir. 2003)(en bane). In her Objections, Plaintiff reiterates the arguments contained in her initial briefing. This Court has carefully considered Plaintiff's Objections and concludes they do not provide a basis to modify the Findings and Recommendation. The Court also has reviewed the pertinent portions of the record de nova and does not find any error in the Magistrate Judge's Findings and Recommendation. Accordingly, the Court does not find any error in the Magistrate Judge's Findings and Recommendation. CONCLUSION The Court ADOPTS Magistrate Judge Papak's Findings and Recommendation (#16). Accordingly, the Court AFFIRMS the Commissioner's decision and DISMISSES this matter. IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED this 25th day of January, 2017. /s/ Anna J. Brown ANNA J. BROWN United States District Judge 2 - ORDER

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