Congressman Graves is working in Congress to eliminate the Windfall Elimination Provision / Government Pension Offset: The flawed provision of the Social Security Act that unfairly punishes and reduces earned retirement benefits for hundreds of thousands of police officers, educators, firefighters and other public servants.
Rep. Graves and a growing group of bipartisan lawmakers are leading an effort to pass legislation to fix this broken rule. Take a look at videos and other content on this page, sign up for our WEP/GPO mailing list, and share this page with someone who might also be impacted -- the more people calling for Congress to act, the better.
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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) offered four more amendments today to the American Rescue Plan, as the U.S. House prepares to vote again on the legislation following its passage in the Senate.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) introduced more amendments to House Democrats’ budget reconciliation package than any other House Member in an effort to create accountability and improve the $1.9 trillion mega-bill – which, contrary to its title, will do little to provide COVID-19 relief. Graves’ amendments would recalibrate these dollars in ways that would actually benefit those most impacted by the pandemic while ensuring the taxpayer sees a demonstrable return on investment.
About FBL Quick Takes | Congressman Garret Graves gives his take on top issues in these short video clips, which are pulled from recent Facebook Live Virtual Town Halls hosted by the congressman.
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FBL Quick Takes: Duplication of Benefits 2/26/2019