APWU: Postal Reform Legislation Introduced

Web News Article #: 12-2017 02/01/2017 – On January 31, 2017, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee leaders introduced The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, H.R. 756. Currently, the APWU Legislative & Political Department is reviewing the legislation with APWU leadership. “We are encourage by the bipartisan nature of the bill,” said President…

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Bipartisan Senators Join Bill to Stabilize, Modernize U.S. Postal Service

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 WASHINGTON – Today, a bipartisan group of senators joined the effort to fix the serious, but solvable challenges facing the U.S. Postal Service. Sens. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) joined Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, as sponsors…

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Senator Casey trying to delay Postal Service consolidation

He is part of bipartisan group of senators calling on USPS to delay closings WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) is part of a bipartisan group of more than 30 senators calling for a delay in the planned consolidation of up to 82 U.S. Postal Service mail processing facilities. Their action follows a…

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United States Post Office: Senators Call for Moratorium on Facility Closures

A bipartisan group of 50 senators urged appropriators Thursday to include a provision in year-end, catchall spending legislation that would prevent the U.S. Post Office from closing more mail-processing facilities in the next fiscal year. “This one-year moratorium will give Congress the time it needs to enact the comprehensive postal reforms that are necessary for…

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Another fight in Congress looms over Saturday mail delivery

The Hill - Opinion

(July 6, 2014) Congressional efforts to revamp the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service have run into a longtime roadblock – Saturday mail delivery. Top Republicans like House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and the Postal Service’s own executives say rolling back six-day letter delivery is crucial to the agency’s fiscal health – saving an average of…

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