I mailed the letter below to Congressman Westmoreland, Senator Chambliss and Senator Isakson.
Mr. Westmoreland, when I retired in 2000 at the age of 68 from the United States Post Office, I thought I was eligible to receive my deceased husband’s Social Security in addition to my government pension.
However, I found out about the Government Pension Offset (GPO) which cut my survivor benefits by two-thirds.
Not only did I lose money since 2000, but each time I have received a cost of living raise through my pension, the Social Security Administration has tried to decrease my benefits. Read More»