The Southern Fairfield County Retired Teachers’ Association contacted congress to discuss the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provision. The letter below represents the request for follow-up as we work to get answers for retired Connecticut teachers. Dear President Trump: I want to thank you in advance for your office’s willingness to respond to…Details
Hi Retiree family, I have been trying to get the bill, Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provision, (GPO/WEP), repealed since I retired in 1995. These bills were passed in 1983 under President Reagan. These bills hurt us all and take away the benefits we earned and paid for. The bills affect 15 states. The…Details
The GPO/WEP law which is currently on the books adversely impacts many retired educators in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Rhode Island and Texas. GPO/WEP affects retirees when two or more pensions have been earned by a person or a person and his/her spouse…Details
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