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WEP & GPO: The twins that eat Social Security checks

The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO), created by Congress, have made monthly raids on the Social Security benefits…

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House Democrats propose 2022 federal pay raise with new bill

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Veterans Affairs, Justice IGs teaming up to take on health care fraud

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Social security relief for federal retirees, and other bills to watch after August recess

Beyond the usual slew of appropriations bills and confirmation votes awaiting Congress when it returns to Capitol Hill next month, here are a few other…

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WEP and MAGA: Engage or enrage?

The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) has been at the top of the legislative hit list for groups representing federal and public retirees for decades.

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Social Security’s windfall: Curse or cure?

The windfall elimination provision reduces the Social Security benefit for someone with less than 30 years of covered service if they qualify for an SSA benefit after as little as five years of covered service.

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