Ohio Congressman: How USPS Is Inadvertently Making The Opioid Crisis Worse

Late last year Congressman Tim Ryan (D-OH-13) and Dave Joyce (R-OH-14) led 48 bipartisan lawmakers in asking the Trump administration for additional emergency funding to combat the nation’s opioid epidemic Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan explains how the United States Postal Service must be closely monitored in order to prevent transport of opioids. Rep. Tim Ryan: It […]

APWU: A reminder of dangers Postal Employees face working at USPS

A Growing Workplace Danger By Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman  11/15/17 In 2001, Anthrax-laden letters were sent through the mail sickening 22 Americans, including nine postal workers. Five died, including two APWU brothers – Joseph P. Curseen Jr. and Thomas L. Morris – at the Brentwood Mail Processing Center in Washington, D.C., that would later […]

OIG Testifies that USPS Should Require Advance Electronic Customs Data

USPS Office Inspector General Audit Finds Significant Failures in Postal Service Screening of Inbound International Mail WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, before a hearing of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) chaired by Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), Acting Postal Service Inspector General Tammy Whitcomb criticized the Postal Service for failing to request advance customs data […]