NAPUS: Postal Markup “Take 3″, and Bitter-Sweet Budget Agreement

On Wednesday, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Carper announced that he would take another crack at bringing S. 1486, the Carper-Coburn postal reform bill, to a committee vote. The scheduled date for the committee markup is Wednesday, December 18 — only one or two days prior to the year-end congressional recess. […]

Senate Committee schedules hearing Dec. 18 on Postal Reform Bill-S. 1486

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs has scheduled a hearing on ‘Postal Reform Act of 2013′ (S. 1486), to improve, sustain, and transform the United States Postal Service on December 18, 2013 at 10 a,m. The bill was introduced by Chairman Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Ranking Member Tom Coburn (R-Okla.). The Senate […]

Senate Committee Postpones Next Week’s Vote on Postal Reform Bill…Again

Update: Facing Opposition to Harmful Postal Bill, Committee Cancels Another Mark-up APWU For the second time in as many weeks, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs cancelled their plans to advance the fundamentally flawed postal bill, S. 1486. In the face of serious concerns about the bill raised by several Democrats on […]

Senate Committee schedules hearing on Nov 20th to markup Postal Reform Bill-S. 1486

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has scheduled its markup  of the ‘Postal Reform Act of 2013′ (S. 1486), to improve, sustain, and transform the United States Postal Service on November 20, 2013 at 10 a,m. The bill was introduced by Chairman Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Ranking Member Tom Coburn (R-Okla.). The Senate […]