PMG DeJoy testifies before subcommittee

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testified before the U.S. House Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee on March 11. The subcommittee is part of the House Committee on Appropriations. The USPS Newsroom website has DeJoy’s full written testimony. Statement of PMG DeJoy – March 11, 2021 Source: USPS

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Oversight Committee Integrates NARFE’s Proposals Into Draft Postal Bill

By Evan Dean – March 2, 2021 Last week, House Oversight and Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, presented draft postal reform legislation incorporating provisions NARFE has long advocated, including Medicare integration that preserves current postal retirees’ choice regarding whether to enroll in Medicare Part B. In advance of a hearing reviewing the legislation and other…

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Will Postal Reform Uphold Promises to Postal Retirees?

By John Hatton / NARFE – February 19, 2021 The start of another Congress marks the start of a new round of discussions about postal reform legislation. As much as circumstances may change, due to the COVID-19 pandemic or changing economic trends or otherwise, the U.S. Postal Service continues to operate within the same basic…

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Committee Announces Hearing with PMG and Stakeholders on Legislative Proposals to Help USPS

Feb 11, 2021 Press Release Washington, D.C. (Feb. 11, 2021)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney and Rep. James Comer, the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, invited Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, Board of Governors Chairman Ron Bloom, Postal Service Inspector General Tammy L. Whitcomb, American Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein,…

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NPMHU President Issues Statement Endorsing the USPS Fairness Act

For fifteen years, the United States Postal Service has been obligated to prefund its retiree healthcare costs at 100%. This mandate resulted in the annual loss of $5 billion over a decade and has been the primary cause of financial deficits since 2013. Because of these losses, the Postal Service faced cuts in services and…

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Postal Reform: Let your Representatives hear from you

I would like to suggest that every member write their member of Congress and President-elect Biden a letter asking them to get Congress to sink some money into the USPS. I know some of you didn’t vote for Biden but business is business. You may not like Biden but most of you like your job….

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PMG answers questions during Economic Club event [video]

The Postal Service is sharing a video of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s recent appearance at the Economic Club of Washington, DC. DeJoy took part in a Sept. 24 question-and-answer session with David Rubenstein, the Economic Club’s president. Over the course of about 45 minutes, DeJoy discussed the Postal Service’s mission, election-related mail, the coronavirus pandemic…

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