Have you always wanted to be more active in your union? Have you considered running for an executive position? Have you wondered about the deadline and requirements? To get started, you need to read the descriptions of responsibilities, pick a position you would like to try for, and get 15 signatures supporting your candidacy for the deadline March 1st. You might also write a bio and send it to me so that I might help inform the WHEA members of your qualifications.
House Bill 141 was introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives. This is a Social Security Reform Bill, Social Security Fairness Act of 2019-2020. This is to repeal the Government Pension Offset/Windfall Elimination Provision (GPO/WEP.). This is especially important to second career teachers who have more than 40 credits of social security.
You can call, enter the information on your representative’s website (see contact info. below) or write/mail.Here is a generic letter to send to your U.S. House of Representatives or use parts to send or call.
Find your U. S. LegislatorsJohn Larson 860-278-8888Jim Himes 860-453-0028Jahana Hayes 806-223-8412Joe Courtney 860-886-0139Rosa DeLauro 203-562-3718You can also ask your friends and family members to write to their U.S. Representative in any state!Please contact your U.S. Representative!JoyceCEA & WHEA PR Chair