NALC: New president, new Congress, new challenges

Postal Record – January 2017 “While it’s unclear how the new Congress will affect letter carriers and the Postal Service in the coming months,” President Rolando said, “it has been clear for years that our craft and our employer have been held in high esteem, judging by public opinion polls and the strong majority bipartisan…

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Sen. Carper Applauds House Committee’s Release of Bipartisan Draft Legislation to Reform USPS

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 WASHINGTON – top Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following statement today applauding the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for releasing a bipartisan discussion draft to make much-needed reforms to the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). In September 2015, Senator Carper introduced the bipartisan…

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Senate Opposes USPS Service Cuts, APWU Calls Vote ‘Significant Development’

Web News Article #: 090-2015 05/01/2015 – The Senate approved a motion on S. Con. Res. 11 introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) that instructs budget conferees to insist on a deficit-neutral fund to halt mail processing center closures, restore overnight mail delivery, and protect rural services. A deficit-neutral amendment may not increase the nation’s…

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Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn Call on Senate Appropriations Committee to Oppose Proposed Moratorium; Support Comprehensive Postal Reform

Monday, September 8, 2014 WASHINGTON – Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Ranking Member Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) sent a letter to Senate Appropriations Committee late Friday to caution the Members about implementing a moratorium on postal facility closures and urge support for the bipartisan, comprehensive the Postal Reform…

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