NAPO Washington Reports

NAPO Urges Repeal of GPO & WEP As Part of COVID-19 Response

March 20, 2020

NAPO is urging Senate and House Leadership to include the repeal of the Government Pension Offset (GPO) and the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) in the emergency stimulus or supplemental appropriations legislation that Congress is currently negotiating in response to the impact of COVID-19 on our nation's health and financial security. 

With the continued spread of COVID-19, seniors and retirees are the most vulnerable population, both in regards to their health and retirement. The swift downturn of the stock market has no doubt impacted their retirement security and they need as much financial support as possible.  This support can come swiftly in the form of increased Social Security benefits from a repeal of the GPO and WEP.

NAPO feels strongly that this is the time to repeal the GPO and WEP and ensure the retirement security of millions of Americans.

View NAPO's letters to House Leadership and Senate Leadership. We are also in contact with pertinent Committee staff on this issue. Please join our efforts and urge your Senator and Representative(s) to support the repeal of the GPO and WEP as an important part of Congress's response to this crisis.