McCaskill Seeks GAO Review of Postal Service’s Ability to Meet Delivery Standards

Senator to top federal watchdog: ‘fixing these programs starts with a firm understanding of the facts’ Press Release – Wednesday, July 1, 2015 WASHINGTON – In an effort to better understand the ability of the Postal Service to meet stated delivery times, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is requesting that the federal government’s top watchdog review…

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HSGA Committee Approves USPS Board of Governors Nominee David Shapira

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 WASHINGTON – Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following statements after the Committee approved critical leadership nominations Monday evening for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors. The two…

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HSGAC Senators Host Roundtable on Rural Postal Issues

Sens. Carper, McCaskill, Tester, Heitkamp hold roundtable on Postal Service challenges in rural communities across the country Tuesday, May 19, 2015 [maxgallery id=”36926″]WASHINGTON – Today, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Committee Members Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) hosted a roundtable to examine, analyze,…

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Video: Sen. Carper Hosts 2nd Bipartisan Briefing on USPS Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Age

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 [Starts at 37:50] WASHINGTON – Today, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, convened a bipartisan briefing that explored the challenges and opportunities facing the Postal Service in the digital age. Members heard from key stakeholders including the U.S. Postal Service Office of the…

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Senator Carper Statement on the U.S. Postal Service Financial Losses

  Friday, May 8, 2015 WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following reaction to the announcement that the U.S. Postal Service reported a net loss of $1.5 billion in the second quarter of fiscal year 2015: “Today’s financial report shows that despite…

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Senator Carper Convenes Bipartisan Briefing on Postal Service Finances

April 17, 2015 WASHINGTON – Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, convened a bipartisan briefing on the state of Postal Service finances Thursday afternoon. The briefing provided an important opportunity for all senators to hear from the U.S. Postal Service along with key oversight bodies, including the…

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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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