Six-day delivery resolution hits bipartisan majority in House

Legislative Update – April 26, 2019 Today, a bipartisan majority of support was reached for House Resolution 54 (H. Res. 54), which expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its six-day mail delivery service. Introduced by Reps. Gerry…

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Congress asks USPS why it charges foreign posts less than domestic shippers

November 8, 2017 Dear Secretary Tillerson and Postmaster General Brennan: We write you out of concerns related to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) undercharging foreign posts, especially China Post, for parcel delivery due to the rate structure established under the Universal Postal Union (UPU). According to the most recent Annual Compliance Determination Report of…

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APWU Legislative Update: Does Your Rep. Co-Sponsor H.Res.54?

It’s Time to Schedule a Meeting over August Recess e-Team News Update – July 31, 2015 A growing number of U.S. Representatives are expressing their opposition to the Postal Service’s mail slowdown by co-sponsoring H.Res.54 (House Resolution 54). This nonbinding resolution, introduced by Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) and Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY), calls on the Postal…

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If You’re Looking for an Example of Why People Aren’t Voting Today, Look at the Postal Service

Business at the Postal Service should be booming. It is dying instead. Why? Intentionally short-sighted planning, bills quietly passed in the House without any record, and a shady, long-term forfeit to private industry. Parties aside, Congress is quietly helping to kill a working institution, solely for ideological reasons. And remember: The USPS doesn’t cost taxpayers…

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VIDEO: The ED Show – 15,000 postal service jobs could disappear

Republican attack against the United States Postal Service grows, as the do-nothing Congress down make your mail delivery significantly slower. Ed Schultz and Sen. Bernie Sanders discuss.   via 15,000 postal service jobs could disappear | MSNBC.

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Save the Postal Service – Richard Stallings, Candidate for Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District

Leave it to Congress to botch the operation of a government entity that seeks no federal funds or taxpayer dollars. And leave it to members of Congress to ignore a solution that is right in front of them. “Nutty” is the new normal in our nation’s capital and Exhibit A is how Congress — with…

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