Washington Post Article Gets It Wrong About USPS

2/16/17 Response to Washington Post Editorial Board’s “The Postal Service needs more than a Band-Aid,” February 13, 2017. The Post has set up a false dilemma for its readers: that we must curtail postal services (including Saturday delivery) and eliminate jobs to save the USPS from certain deterioration and failure. They base this on claims that the Postal Service “can’t pay their bills” […]

APWU: ‘Grand Alliance’ Holds Field Hearing in Baltimore

03/24/2016 – The Postal Service is indeed worth saving. That was the consensus of participants in the first field hearing sponsored by A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service (AGA), held at Coppin State University in Baltimore on March 23. A panel of community leaders heard testimony from people who discussed what the […]

Grand Alliance Baltimore Hearing on USPS: Will Slow Mail Affect U.S. Elections?

3/22/16 On Wed., March 23, A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service, a coalition of more than 130 national and local organizations, will convene the first of five hearings in Baltimore, MD. on “U.S. Postal Service: Will Slow Mail Affect U.S. Elections?” Additional hearings will take place later this spring in Cleveland, Greensboro, […]

Delegation from A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service meets with Postmaster General

On August 13, a delegation representing six signatories to A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service met with the Postmaster General, Megan Brennan at Postal Headquarters in Washington, D.C. This meeting was a historic first for the Alliance as we continue to build towards a vibrant public Postal Service for generations to come. […]