Join the National WEP/GPO Task Force Webinar Events, Aug. 30, 31 & Sept. 19

Dear Friends and Activists, You may have seen this webinar. We are repeating it often so that the information gets spread far and wide. Please share it with your group again so those who missed it before have an opportunity to participate now. Also, please send it to any group or person you believe should…

Join Us in Washington D.C on September 13!

The National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force is hosting an Advocacy Summit in Washington where, in addition to being able to meet with your own legislators, you can connect with our repeal activists from across the country and hear directly from the legislators who are leading the effort for us in the Nation’s Capital. See video…

Share the Truth about WEP/GPO. A Webinar You Don’t Want to Miss!

Join this informational webinar for public employees, sponsored by the National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force, a coalition of activists from around the nation. Are you currently a teacher? Are you an employee of the Federal Government? You might be affected! Are you a State or Municipal employee? You might be affected? National WEP/GPO Repeal Task…

Alert: We earned Social Security benefits like everyone else!

Current situation: Our House repeal bill, H.R. 82, has 284 co-signers. We are almost at our goal of 290! The Senate bill, S.597, has only 44 of the 60 co-signers needed. The Senate is our biggest challenge! Check our website, ssfairness.org, for easy links to petitions, progress, and information on this year’s campaigns.  Thank your…

We Have 226 Cosponsors in the House!

Two hundred and twenty-six Members of Congress (House members) have already co-signed this year’s H.R. 82 bill for full repeal of the WEP and GPO! We are working closely with the staff of this session’s sponsors, Abigail Spanberger and Garret Graves. Their message to us: Keep Getting More Co-sponsors!  They want to go for the…

Repealing the Social Security Offsets Is Gaining Strength!

Repealing the Social Security Offsets Is Gaining Strength!

Bipartisan support for repeal of the WEP and GPO penalties is growing with our efforts. We must keep it up! Two hundred and nine Members of Congress (House members) have already co-signed this year’s H.R. 82 bill for full repeal of the WEP and GPO! We are part of the National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force…

Senators’ New Bill, the Social Security Fairness Act, S.597, seeks to repeal the WEP and GPO

The new Senate bill would fully repeal both the WEP and the GPO. Thank your Senators if they are on there. Thank the organizations below for their support! UNITED STATES SENATE BROWN, COLLINS INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN BILL TO GET PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS Bill Would Ensure Teachers and Police Officers Get Full Social Security…

Get More Co-sponsors!

H.R. 82 Has Gotten 128 Co-signers for Repeal in One Month! The Social Security Fairness Act to repeal WEP and GPO, H.R. 82 (same number as last year) was introduced a month ago by Garret Graves, Republican Congressman from Louisiana, and co-sponsored again by Abigail Spanberger, Democrat from Virginia. Our team from ssfairness.org is working…

We Have A New WEP & GPO Repeal Bill

It’s H.R. 82 Again! House Member Garret Graves (R-LA) has introduced a new WEP/GPO full repeal in Congress which was given the same number as last year’s bill. House Resolution 82 in the last session got 305 co-signers, well more than needed to pass, but it was never voted on. The probable reason for the…

Our Last Week!

Tell Senators to Add Repeal to the Omnibus Bill!The Senate Appropriations Committee (list below) needs to hear from us immediately with the request to add WEP/GPO REPEAL to the omnibus bill (please call or email day or night). Senate Appropriations members know all about the WEP/GPO. The committee has some of our biggest supporters. Dianne…

Political activity NOW

For those of you who want the details on our current situation, below is an article explaining the current state of WEP/GPO legislation with one week to go in this session. We are still communicating with our legislators. Please use the links from our past Action Alerts section to call and write your own legislator,…

A Partial Deal Is No Deal

CAN YOU STAND UP FOR US AT A RALLY IN WASHINGTON DC, WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 14TH? IF NOT, LET YOUR SENATORS AND REPS KNOW THAT WE WANT FULL REPEAL. We have always stood up for FULL REPEAL of both the WEP and the GPO, but there is a contingent working to legislate only a partial fix of the Windfall…

Day Three of our Intensive Campaign: Contact the Senate Finance Committee

Message for Wednesdays – December 7 & 14 Here is today’s message to members of the Senate Finance Committee whose support we need to repeal the WEP/GPO. Please copy the statement below and paste it into the email form, addressed to their Legislative Assistant, that pops up when you click on their underlined address. You…

Our Intensive Campaign Continues!

We are being noticed! Emails for Tuesdays, December 6 & 13 Here is another project that we are asking everyone to complete during these last weeks of the 2021-22 Congressional session: asking members of the Ways and Means to move on H.R. 82.  You can help us stay in the game!  Please email and call…

Special Message: Contact House Leadership – Monday, December 5 & 12

Social Security Fairness is working in close coalition with several other retiree organizations (see our homepage at ssfairness.org) to keep the pressure on Congress for full repeal of both offsets. This week and next we will all be sending the same message: “include full of WEP and GPO repeal in your end-of-session bills!“ We need…