H.R.1795 - Repeal the Government Pension Offset (GPO) provision

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H.R.1795 - Repeal the Government Pension Offset (GPO) provision

Bill H.R. 1795 has been introduced in Congress. Please support this bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and repeal the Government Pension Offset(GPO) and Windfall Elimination Provisions (WEP). GPO and WEP unfairly, and only, penalize government employees whose social security pensions are reduced by two-thirds of their state pensions. This impacts teachers, police, firefighters, postal workers, civil servants, and state nurses.

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Interesting the way this bill works is that it does not hurt many of our political party members (congress, house, administration etc) but it does hurt teachers, police, firefighters etc.
As a small business owner, I continue to pay knowing as the law exists today I will not be able to collect. This money could be put to better use, such as hiring an additional employee.
Why are the people that spend their careers serving the public and risking their lives (police & fire) and teachers who are educating the kids who will grow up to be the new leaders of our country be the only ones penalized. This country has become unfair enough and we are making it impossible for anyone to want to enter any of these professions in the future. Without the police, fire protection and educators answer me where this country would be. We may find out in years to come.
I don't understand why Vice-President Biden can collect over $20,000 in Social Security Benefits? Does he need these benefits? Biden is a wealthy man. Why doesn't this provision affect the wealthy citizens?
If SS is an entitlement I am entitled to all of it

If SS is a benefit, I am entitled to all of its benefits

The politicians are living off the "windfall" of setting their own salaries.

Repeal the GPO and WEP.
What's wrong with getting spousal benefits if you are a widow, regardless of your own retirement annuity.