Jason Chaffetz promises less personal Oversight

11-20-2014 And compared with his predecessor — the colorful and controversial Darrell Issa — he is promising not to let things get too personal as the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Not with the House GOP leadership, other GOP committee chairmen or even his Democratic colleagues — he and Ranking […]

NPMHU: Updated Information on USPS Data Breach

November 19, 2014 – The NPMHU continues to press the Postal Service for answers regarding the recent data breach affecting all postal employees and some postal retirees.  We have requested a meeting to determine what the Postal Service knew, when they knew it, and why the Unions and employees were not notified more promptly.  We […]

Video: House Oversight Hearing- Examining Data Security at the United States Postal Service

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform: Examining Data Security at the United States Postal Service, November 19, 2014, 10:30 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Witness and Testimony Documents Mr. Randy Miskanic Vice President of Secure Digital Solutions United States Postal Service Mr. Guy Cottrell Chief Postal Inspector United States Postal Service Inspection […]

Chaffetz succeeds Issa as House Oversight Committee Chairman

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Tuesday won a competitive four-way race to become the House Oversight Committee chairman in the new Congress starting in January. Chaffetz and Reps. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), Mike Turner (R-Ohio) and John Mica (R-Fla.) vied to succeed current Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who is term-limited, for the high-profile gavel. All […]

House hearing will press Postal Service for more info on data breach

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will examine the recent U.S. Postal Service (USPS) data breach during a hearing next Wednesday. The hearing was expected, as the committee’s top members have all pressed USPS for more information since the agency revealed on Monday a cyber attack that had exposed the information of 800,000 employees. […]

Feds Should Keep an Eye on the Race to Replace Darrell Issa

Federal employees following the mid-term congressional races should tune into another contest that could more directly affect their pay and jobs: The campaign to become the next chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Current Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is at the end of his term-limited six-year tenure leading the panel, and there […]

Congressional Budget Office: Postal Reform Would Save USPS $23.6 Billion

$19 billion of those savings would result from moves to five-day delivery and cluster boxes, says the Congressional Budget Office. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released a financial analysis of the House Postal Reform Act (H.R. 2748) that estimates that, if passed, it would return $23.6 billion in savings to the troubled U.S. Postal […]

NALC: Urge Your House Rep To Support Serrano Amendment to ‘Save Saturday Delivery’

Last week, the House Financial Services and General Government subcommittee released its Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill. This bill has traditionally included language that preserves Saturday delivery. Unfortunately, the bill was introduced without the language.

NAPS: Issa “Clusterbox” bill clears House Oversight committee

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today approved cost-savings legislation that would require the Postal Service to convert door delivery at 15 million homes and businesses to lesser expensive delivery options over the next ten years. The approval of the “Secure Delivery for America Act” (HR 4670) came on an 18-13 vote, split along […]

House Committee Witness Testimony includes CEO from Defunct Outbox Inc.

Examining Innovative Postal Products for the 21st Century | Federal Workforce, US Postal Service and Census The CEO of the now defunct company Outbox provided testimony to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. In CEO (and a former staffer of Congressman Randy Neugebauer-R-TX-19) Will Davis’ written testimony he wrote: