NALC: Fast Track is heating up this week on Capitol Hill

Congress comes back to Washington this week after its spring recess, both the House and the Senate are expected to begin consideration of Fast Track legislation. As the issue of Fast Track begins to heat up, it’s critical that you respond and make your voice heard! This Wednesday, April 15, NALC President Fredric Rolando will […]

Congressional Support Grows for Prompt, Reliable Mail

USPS Should Nix Mail Delays, Say Reps 02/23/2015 – The bipartisan coalition of lawmakers saying “No” to delayed mail is growing by the day.  Since the end of January, 46 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed on as co-sponsors of House Resolution 54 (H.Res.54).  The resolution, introduced by Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) […]

OIG White Paper: USPS financial condition, higher postage rates due to prefunding

USPS OIG White Paper: Considerations in Structuring Estimated Liabilities Be Careful What You Assume: Postal Service closer to being fully funded, or potentially overfunded February 16, 2015 – What if your credit card company told you: “You will charge a million dollars on your credit card during your life; please enclose the million dollars in […]

NALC joins ‘Grand Alliance’ to Save Our Public Postal Service

February 12, 2015 The NALC has joined a wide range of progressive national organizations in a coalition known as “A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service.” The alliance’s stated goal is to fight for the protection and enhancement of a vibrant USPS, both now and for generations to come. It is made up […]

USPS is still on GAO’s High Risk List for 2015

USPS has ‘partially’ met all five of the criteria for removal from the High Risk List. GAO suggests reducing mail delivery from 6 to 5 days  will improve USPS financial condition; GAO released its High Risk List report on agencies and as predicted USPS is still on the list. GAO: Restructuring the U.S. Postal Service […]

New House Resolution Takes Aim at Delayed Mail

01/28/2015 – Just weeks into the 114th Congress, a new bipartisan coalition of eight U.S. representatives is taking a stand for prompt, reliable mail service. On Jan. 27, Rep. Dave McKinley (R-WV) and Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY) introduced House Resolution 54, which expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Postal Service should […]

NALC: Door delivery resolution reintroduced in House

1.9.2015 Ensuring door mail delivery continues Reps. Susan Davis (D-CA), David Joyce (R-OH) and Peter King (R-NY) are reintroducing their door-delivery resolution for the 114th Congress, calling on the House and Senate to “take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers.” The resolution will be identical to […]

6-day resolution re-introduced as Congress convenes

The 114th Congress was sworn in on Tuesday, and in the House of Representatives, Reps. Sam Graves (R-MO) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA) wasted no time in renewing their commitment to preserving six-day mail delivery by quickly introducing H.Res. 12. One of the first pieces of legislation introduced in this session of Congress, H.Res. 12 is […]

PRC Releases Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report To Congress

Press Release January 5,2015 PRC Releases Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Report Washington, DC- Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued its 2014 Annual Report to the President and Congress. It describes Commission activities of the last fiscal year and the extent to which regulations are achieving the objectives set forth by the Postal Accountability and Enhancement […]

APWU: Dimondstein Statement on USPS Lowering Mail Delivery Service Standards This Week

01/05/2015 – Where is it? Why hasn’t it arrived?  Beginning this week, these questions will be asked by millions of Americans who will wonder why their prescription drugs, their church bulletin, their paycheck, and other important correspondence haven’t been delivered. The lowering of service standards by the United States Postal Service, effective today, will cause […]