It’s Time! Call for a VOTE This Month!

There are 323 co-sponsors for H.R. 82, the House repeal bill. (218 votes is a majority.)  It’s time for a floor vote! Mike Johnson, Steve Scalise, and Jason Smith can make the vote happen. Johnson and Scalise have signed onto H.R.82. Smith has acknowledged the unfairness of the offsets. Use the direct links below to…

We Are So Close to Repeal, We Need You NOW! 

Cosigners of the Repeal WEP/GPO Bills: Large cosigner lists have been overlooked before, so we must keep up the pressure. Lawmakers know the WEP formula is flawed. Remind them that the GPO disregards the years of genuine dependency on a spouse. A single national penalty can’t fairly address the diverse local and state-based retirement systems,…

This Month It’s GO Time for WEP/GPO Repeal!

The National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force is calling for an all out campaign to get more votes in both the House and Senate. Be ready to join our coordinated effort with emails, calls and a major push on Social Media this month. ON OUR WEBSITE: SSFairness.org, go to our “Contact” page where you can find…

THEY NEED TO HEAR FROM US BY NOON TUESDAY!

WEP AND GPO CAN’T BE “FIXED”–We insist on Repeal! Our statement below is in response to the official summary published by the Ways and Means Committee: https://gop-waysandmeans.house.gov/three-key-moments-hearing-on-the-windfall-elimination-provision-wep-and-government-pension-offset-gpo/ Please copy and send this statement to the Ways and Means Committee in a Microsoft Word document. If you have already sent in your own statement, you can…

Ways and Means Needs to Hear From All of Us This Week! Comments due by April 30th.

Please Respond to the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Hearing on the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset!  This is the furthest we have gotten toward action. They need to know we were listening! Here is a link to the YouTube version of the hearing if you haven’t seen it. This is…

Finally, This Tuesday: A Ways and Means Hearing on WEP/GPO! 

Please listen to the hearing and then join us in sending a unified response at the end of this week. The Social Security Subcommittee will be discussing the WEP and GPO on Tuesday. We expect to hear them discuss the long term effects on the Social Security trust fund and present various options for the…

Join Our Action During this Recess!

The House and Senate are both out of session until April 9. Reach them while they’re in your state or district! Also have a chat with their office staff during this week and next. We need to make sure they all understand why we MUST have Repeal of the WEP and GPO! Here’s a three-minute…

For Friday: Tell House Ways and Means to Take Action on H.R.82 Now!

ALL HANDS ON DECK! We are asking you to email different members of the Ways and Means Committee Members every day this week, asking them to “mark up” H.R.82 so it can be brought to the House floor for a vote. Each day we will send you a copy of the email text below along…

For Thursday: Tell House Ways and Means to Take Action on H.R.82 Now!

ALL HANDS ON DECK! We are asking you to email different members of the Ways and Means Committee Members every day this week, asking them to “mark up” H.R.82 so it can be brought to the House floor for a vote. Each day we will send you a copy of the email text below along…

For Wednesday: Tell House Ways and Means to Take Action on H.R.82 Now!

ALL HANDS ON DECK! We are asking you to email different members of the Ways and Means Committee Members every day this week, asking them to “mark up” H.R.82 so it can be brought to the House floor for a vote. Each day we will send you a copy of the email text below along…

National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force CALL TO ACTION WEEK

National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force CALL TO ACTION WEEKDates: February 5-9, 2024Focus: Ask Ways & Means Committee Members to Request a “Mark-Up” Sessionfor H.R. 82Wednesday, February 7, 2024 We hope this message finds you well. We are excited to announce this National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force CALL TO ACTION WEEK, scheduled from February 5th-9th, 2024. We…

For Tuesday: Tell House Ways and Means to Take Action on H.R.82 Now!

ALL HANDS ON DECK! We are asking you to email different members of the Ways and Means Committee Members every day this week, asking them to “mark up” H.R.82 so it can be brought to the House floor for a vote. Each day we will send you a copy of the email text below along…

Join our Nationwide Week of Action for H.R. 82, WEP/GPO Repeal!

Asking for a MARK-UP of H.R. 82 NOW! Get it ready for a vote! The National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force is coordinating pressure on the House Ways and Means Committee to have a “mark-up” hearing on H.R. 82.  This is the next step towards the floor vote that we deserve after reaching support from ⅔…

Where We Are and What Comes Next for WEP/GPO Repeal

The House: The Senate: Our next move for WEP/GPO Repeal: A major lobby week February 5th-9th! Coordinated actions every day! The National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force and its support teams from Social Security Fairness, CalRTA, and the National WEP-GPO Repeal Movement Facebook Page will be sponsoring a nationwide push to remind legislators of the inequities of…

Tomorrow, Monday Nov. 20! Congressional Hearing on WEP/GPO

The Ways and Means Social Security Sub-Committee will be listening to invited speakers about WEP and GPO. Monday Nov. 20 How To Watch the Hearing: Members of the public may view the hearing via live webcast available at https://waysandmeans.house.gov. The webcast will not be available until the hearing starts. The witnesses are by invitation only….