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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Well as usual I see you Elizabeth Warren in the news looking to advertise yourself & the DEMS party but haven't seen anything on the presentation of amove to repeal the H.R. 235 BILL , WPO act, which a lot of us retired people are very much in need of to help us in our retirement that we worked very hard for & now we are taking the short end of the Political stick,do all you politician think that we dont need those funds that are being held back on us, how about if we hold back on our votes I dont think you would find that very comfortable at election time as we don't find it comfortable in our benifits, so please try & get this passed so we make our retirement days liveable, you have to help us we cant go to D.C, but maybe we can through the election system fix so that you can't.
This is an important women's and poverty issue. A woman who worked as a GS1 gets a very small government pension but is not allowed to receive spousal SS benefits. As a result she will need to go on welfare when she is are no longer able to work. (She will never be able to "retire" on the amount a government pension would pay.)
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.