NALC President: 24 million reasons to reverse course

Although letter carriers are fortunate enough to have good health insurance through our jobs, we have a lot riding on whether President Trump reverses course on health care. Of course, we worry for our families and friends and, as Americans, we care about what kind of country we are—whether we care for the disabled and…

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AFL-CIO President Trumka: ‘Buy America’ Good First Step for Working People

AFL-CIO Press Release – April 18, 2017 Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on today’s ‘Buy America’ and Work Visa Executive Order: We welcome efforts to improve the effectiveness of “Buy America” and “Buy American,” both of which commit taxpayer funds to support good jobs and businesses in America. Today’s executive order is a good…

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Taxpayers Protection Alliance: Hill Briefing on Postal Reform (video)

Published on Apr 10, 2017 TPA hosted a hill briefing on Postal Reform, featuring Justin Sykes with Americans for Tax Reform; David Williams with the Taxpayers Protection Alliance; Kevin Kosar with the R Street Institute; Steve Pociask with the American Consumer Institute; and George Landrith with Frontiers of Freedom.

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Simple And Straightforward Consumer Fix: Help USPS Improve Poor Mail Service

By Steve Pociask – April 17, 2017 Despite a lot of big ticket consumer-oriented issues coming into focus for Congress lately, like healthcare and tax reform, it is also apparent that the United States Postal Service (USPS) and its chaotic operations have also had the attention of some legislators on Capitol Hill. For the new…

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‘Mail goes by us like 2 times before it gets here’: Rural Montana waits for Postal Reform

By Tom Lutey – April 16, 2017 Rosebud School students know the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, which is why the U.S. Postal Service’s mail route to this tiny Eastern Montana town is a head-scratcher. ”The mail goes by us like two times before it gets here,” said Lori Reierson, who…

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Michigan Congressman learns about mail issues on ride-along

By Sean Bradley – April 10, 2017 In an effort to learn more about the issues surrounding the U.S. Postal Service, Congressman John Moolenaar (R-4th District) spent Monday on a ride-along with a postal worker in Edmore. “It’s an opportunity to see first-hand the aspects of rural mail carrying,” Moolenaar said. He rode along with…

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NARFE Legislative Webinar focuses on Postal Reform HR 756 (video)

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Deputy Legislative Director John Hatton gave an informative presentation followed by a 1 hour Q&A period.  The April 4, 2017 Legislative Webinar focused mainly on the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, HR 756. A PDF of the webinar slides is below: Source: NARFE.org

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