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Senate introduces identical Social Security Fairness Act to House version

Today, Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Susan Collins (R-ME), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced the Social Security Fairness Act (S. 521), identical to the bill introduced by Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) in the House at the beginning of year. The bill would repeal the Government Pension Offset (GPO) and the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) titles of the Social Security Act.

You can read more about the bill in the House write up here.

NALC fully supports H.R. 141 and S. 521 to repeal the GPO and WEP and will monitor the bill’s progress to keep letter carriers up to date.

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