Action Alert #62 – AARP is Asking for Input by July 31st!

AARP is currently neutral on whether the GPO and WEP should be repealed. We believe that the statements from SSFairness over the past couple of years have encouraged their move to neutral (no position) regarding GPO/WEP from the previous one actually opposing repeal. They listened to the stories of the real effects of the offsets…

Action Alert #61 – It’s Recess! Reach Out to Your Members of Congress at Home

Congress is on recess for the next couple of weeks.  If you haven’t mentioned the GPO/WEP to your representative or senators in the last two months, it is time for them to hear from you again! To avoid being buried in the pile of comments about Social Security, you might label it a women’s issue,…

Action Alert # 60 Respond with Tough Language to Donation Requests!

As the midterm election season warms up, many of us are being hit by requests for donations to political campaigns. Some of our members sent in the suggestion that we demand that they respond to our issue before we send them any more money. Here are sample responses: (1) “I will contribute financially when I…

Action Alert #55 – GPO/WEP —The Real Social Security Rip-off!

After a much-needed summer break we are back!  Time to ramp up again our (barely controlled) outrage over the way we have been cheated of the retirement benefits we have earned. There are many groups who are demanding that SS be strengthened. Check out this video: httpv://youtu.be/4euFIVHz6II Let’s tell these groups to make it fair at…

Action Alert # 54 – Now We Have a New Senate Bill — S. 896!

We are very pleased to announce that a bi-partisan group of four Senators have introduced the Social Security Fairness Act of 2013 (S. 896) — Mark Begich of AK, Susan Collins of ME, Dean Heller of NV, and Elizabeth Warren of MA.  This follows the introduction of HR 1795 in the House by Congressman Rodney Davis (IL)…

Action Alert # 53 – We Have a New House Bill!– HR 1795

Action Alert # 53 – We Have a New House Bill!– HR 1795

We are VERY happy to announce that a bipartisan bill (HR 1795) was introduced in the House last Friday, April 26, to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision. It was introduced by Representatives Rodney Davis (R-IL) and Adam Schiff (D-CA).  WE THANK THEM!  The text of the bill should appear on…