NALC: The Latest on Letters – the Surprising Facts on Mail Volume

If you were to take a quick guess, would you say the volume of letters delivered in the last quarter by the U.S. Postal Service has risen or fallen? More than likely, most Americans would say “fallen.”  And who can blame them?  Certain members of Congress would have the American public believe that letter volume […]

Infographic: The Truth About Saturday Delivery

Delivering for America – Monday, July 14, 2014 Some in Congress believe that cutting Saturday mail delivery will help strengthen our nation’s Postal Service. But that’s just not true. Instead of cuts, we should focus on building the Postal Service’s unmatched network. Saturday services are an essential part of that network. It’s time the American people […]

The Letter Writers Alliance Wants You to Put Pen to Paper

We’ve heard from people across the country about why they support the U.S. Postal Service. From paying bills, running their small businesses or receiving medicine, the Postal Service enables our daily connections. But often lost in why the mail matters is the simple act of handwriting a letter and dropping it in the mailbox – […]

House GOP Plan to Fund Highways – strangely – puts USPS in Jeopardy

What does funding highway projects have to do with the mail? Absolutely nothing. But Republicans in the House are considering a proposal to temporarily pay for highway projects with a drastic cut to the U.S. Postal Service: eliminating six-day mail delivery. Yes, you read that correctly. With the deadline approaching to find a revenue source […]