Senator Heitkamp’s Fix My Mail Survey Inspires USPS Customer Service Program in North Dakota

Senator Has Heard from Nearly 500 North Dakotans who Filled Out Survey; Senator Invited Brennan to ND to Hear About Challenges Firsthand 5/5/16 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced that the U.S. Postal Service, inspired by Heitkamp’s Fix My Mail initiative and survey, is launching a new customer service program aimed at […]

Senator Heitcamp Receives Commitment from PMG to Visit North Dakota to get firsthand look at mail problems

Heitkamp Receives Commitment from U.S. Postmaster General to Visit ND After Receiving Fix My Mail Survey Results Senator Has Heard from Nearly 500 North Dakotans who Filled Out Survey; Senator Invited Brennan to ND to Hear About Challenges Firsthand 4/27/16 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp met with U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan to […]

NAPUS honors Senator Heitkamp with award for protecting rural mail service

Heitkamp Receives National Award for Protecting Rural Mail Service Nearly 400 North Dakotans Have Already Responded to Heitkamp’s Fix My Mail Survey She Launched Last Month Click Here to Take Heitkamp’s Fix My Mail Survey 3/5/16 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a member of the Senate committee overseeing the U.S. Postal Service, was […]

Senator Heitkamp Launches New “Fix My Mail” Survey

Senator Continues Efforts to Make Sure the Voices of North Dakotans are Heard & Improve Rural Mail Delivery 2/23/16 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a member of the Senate committee overseeing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), today launched a new Fix My Mail survey to gather feedback from North Dakotans about challenges with […]

Senator Heitkamp Announces South Fargo ND mail carrier’s contract terminated

News Comes Day After Senator Pressed Head of U.S. Postal Service on Needed Improvements to Chronic Delivery Problems in Fargo & Across ND in a Senate Hearing 1/22/16 GRAND FORKS, N.D. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a member of the Senate committee overseeing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), today announced that the contract with a […]

Senator Carper on GAO Report: My Postal Reform Bill would require improvements to mail delivery performance nationwide

Senators Respond to GAO Report on U.S. Postal Service Delivery Performance Measurement WASHINGTON – Today, Senators Tom Carper (D-Del.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), and Jon Tester (D-Mont.), members of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, responded to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that found the on-time mail delivery performance results […]

Senator Heitkamp Urges Study of Rural Postal Service and High-Speed Internet Access

Cuts to the U.S. Postal Service Have Disproportionately Hurt North Dakota’s Rural Communities, Where Reliable Mail and Internet Are Critical August 20, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced that she is pressing for a study of the interaction between the lack of adequate high-speed wireless Internet access in rural areas and […]

Senate passes bipartisan bill to help protect Federal Retirees from Fraud

A bill introduced by U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) that would help prevent and protect federal government retirees from fraud has passed the Senate. The “Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2015” would give U.S. Attorneys the statutory authority to prosecute retiree representatives who misuse funds from the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and the […]

Senators McCaskill, Tester back colleagues with Rural Postal Act of 2015

Postal Service in Small Towns, Rural Communities Would be Improved Under New McCaskill Bill Senator, colleagues tackle postal issues that disproportionately impact rural communities Friday, July 10, 2015 WASHINGTON – Postal service in small towns and rural communities would be maintained and improved under a new bill introduced by U.S. Senator McCaskill. McCaskill is backing […]

Sen. Peters Introduces Bill to place moratorium on USPS closures, ensure permanent 6-day delivery

Senator Peters Introduces Bill Supporting Rural Mail Delivery Service Legislation Issues Two-Year Moratorium on Mail Processing Facility Closures, Ensures Permanent Six-Day Delivery, improve postal employees morale Tuesday, July 14, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) today joined his colleagues in introducing legislation to improve rural mail service and delivery and provide protections for […]