Two Lifelong Democrats and 30 Year Postal Union Members Explain Why They’re Voting for Trump

By Benny Johnson – August 5, 2016 Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence made the case for Donald Trump to a largely working class, veteran population in the Virginia shipbuilding community of Norfolk on Thursday. The crowd showed real enthusiasm, even after a turbulent week for the campaign which saw a cratering of poll numbers. The…

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Obama Proclamation honors victims of Terrorist Attack in Brussels, orders flags flown at half-staff

March 22, 2016 White House Press Release BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The American people stand with the people of Brussels. We will do whatever it takes, working with nations and peoples around the world, to bring the perpetrators of these attacks to justice, and to go after terrorists…

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USPS: In remembrance –¬†Flags should be flown at half-staff

(March 7, 2016) President Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff to honor former first lady Nancy Reagan, who died this week. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Friday, March 11, the day of interment. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower…

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Does the USPS even need a board of governors?

By Kevin Kosar – January 11, 2016 The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors is supposed to have 11 members. It currently has three: one governor, the postmaster-general and the deputy postmaster-general. By law, the board cannot discharge its duties unless it has a quorum, which requires six members be present. The board has been…

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WH budget proposal: Restructure USPS healthcare prefunding, Eliminate Saturday mail delivery

[maxgallery id=”43311″]December 27, 2015 The Postal Service’s healthcare prefunding requirement would be restructured and Saturday mail delivery eliminated under President Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget plan. The proposal (see page 101) recommends deferring the healthcare fixed payments due in 2014 and half of the payments in 2015 and 2016. That would provide USPS with $9 billion…

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What happened to request for Presidential Proclamation establishing a ‚ÄúPostal Heritage Day‚ÄĚ?

The Postal Service was established on July 26, 1775, when an act of the Second Continental Congress created the United States Post Office Department, and named Benjamin Franklin as the first Postmaster General.¬† July 26, 2015 will be¬†the agency‚Äôs 240th birthday. On June 5, 2015, the NPMHU, APWU, NALC and NRLCA jointly endorsed a request…

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Federal cyber protection knocked as outdated, behind schedule

The Hill - Opinion

By Cory Bennett – June 9, 2015 The main system used by the federal government to protect sensitive data from hacks has been plagued by delays and criticism that it is already outdated ‚ÄĒ months before it is even fully implemented. The Einstein system is intended to repel cyberattacks like the one revealed last week…

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