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From left, Reps. Howard Berman, D-Calif., Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, and Buck McKeon, R-Calif., speak at a news conference to urge Congress to act quickly in passing the Social Security Fairness Act, which would repeal the Government Pension Offset (GPO) and the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP).  The GPO and WEP are provisions of Social Security law that directly affect public servants who earned both Social Security benefit and a benefit from a Social security substitute.

From left, Reps. Howard Berman, D-Calif., Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, and Buck McKeon, R-Calif., speak at a news conference to urge Congress to act quickly in passing the Social Security Fairness Act, which would repeal the Government Pension Offset (GPO) and the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP). The GPO and WEP are provisions of Social Security law that directly affect public servants who earned both Social Security benefit and a benefit from a Social security substitute.

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