Congressional Research Service summary of Postal Service Reform Act of 2017

Sponsor: Rep. Chaffetz, Jason [R-UT-3] Introduced in House (01/31/2017) H.R.756 — 115th Congress (2017-2018) Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 TITLE I–POSTAL SERVICE BENEFITS REFORM This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to offer health benefits plans for […]

CRS Report: The U.S. Postal Service’s Financial Condition: A Primer

Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report  by Kevin R. Kosar, Analyst in American and National Government Summary Since 1971, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has been a self-supporting government agency that covers its operating costs with revenues generated through the sales of postage and related products and services. The USPS is experiencing significant financial challenges. After […]

The Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act: Overview and Issues for Congress

Congressional Research Service Report Summary President George W. Bush signed the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA; P.L.109-435; 120 Stat. 3198) on December 20, 2006. The PAEA was the first broad revision of the 1970 statute that replaced the U.S. Post Office with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), a selfsupporting,independent agency of the executive branch. […]