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: Senators Call for a Moratorium on Plant Closures

Web News Article #: 223-2014 Three champions of a strong, public Postal Service gave impassioned speeches against the consolidation of mail processing plants on the floor of the Senate on Dec. 4. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) called for a moratorium on plant closures. via Senators Call…

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Postal Service, lawmakers clash over improving finances

The Postal Service’s improving financial situation is fueling a debate between the agency, lawmakers and unions over what kind of legislation is needed to save the struggling agency. At stake are billions of dollars, tens of thousands of jobs and the future of the agency. The debate centers on which income best represents the Postal…

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