Congressman Issa Having Trouble Getting GOP Support for His Postal Reform Bill

Congressman Darrell Issa and Congressman Dennis Ross has said H.R. 2309 is the only bill that will save the Postal Service. But it looks like no else is buying that story: From National Journal via National Journal: Republican leaders appear unable to muster votes for their preferred version-from House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman […]

NAPS: When Will the House Take Up Postal Reform?

NAPS Leg/Reg Update: 5/10/2012 The plans announced on Wednesday by the Postal Service to keep open thousands of rural post offices has neutralized one of the most controversial provisions in the House postal measure, backed by Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and awaiting floor action.  Numerous problems with the House legislation yet remain, and Republican House […]

NALC: Issa continues campaign to dismantle the Postal Service

This weekend, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) continued his social media assault on the Postal Service, making a case to the American people that Congress should make the cuts to begin the process of dismantling the USPS. Coming prepared with an arsenal of misinformation, Issa claims that his “postal reform” legislation, HR 2309, would not end […]

Issa Says USPS Needs to Slash 260,000 Jobs and End 6-Day Delivery

Discussing the U.S. Post Office’s insolvency and refusal to reorganize, banks admitting to unethical conduct in predatory lending practices which may hold them accountable for the wave of foreclosures, and the appointment of the new consumer watchdog, with Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA); Rep. Jason Chaffetz, (R-UT); Rep. John Tierny (D-MA) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). […]

Statement of Congressmen Issa And Ross On USPS Moratorium Of Post Office Closings

Postmaster General Cave-in on Postal Reform Paves Way for Taxpayer-Funded Bailout WASHINGTON- Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Oversight Postal Subcommittee Chairman Dennis Ross, R-Fla., issued the following statement on today’s announcement that USPS would be delaying necessary cost-cutting reforms: Statement of Chairman Issa and Subcommittee Chairman Ross “Once again, the […]

Congressman Issa’s Vista office evacuated after bomb scare

WASHINGTON. D.C. – U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released the following statement about a phone call and suspicious item left outside the Vista, California, 49thCongressional District Office earlier today: “Shortly after 1 pm PST today, my district office received a phone call. During this call, a staff […]

House Committee Releases Very Misleading Video On Who Supports Issa-Ross Postal Reform Bill

This news release and video suggests that the entire House Committee On Oversight and Government Reform and all Senators support the Issa-Ross-McCain Postal Reform Bill as well as the views on the USPS overpayment. However, only one member of the Committee has signed on as a co-sponsor for HR 2309. Very misleading on all fronts.

Issa – Ross Postal Bill HR 2309 Scheduled For “Markup” October 13th

Senate version of postal bill scheduled for next week From NAPUS: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has scheduled a Thursday morning (October 13) “markup” of HR 2309,  the Issa-Ross postal bill.  HR 2309 was placed on the committee calendar Friday afternoon. As referenced in previous posts and in past issues of […]

Opinion: Congressmen Issa-Ross Ignores 226 of their colleagues on Postal Reform legislation

Opinion by William Stevens: The United States Postal Service has been vilified by the private sector of our country. Deficit reduction is the order of the day and some politicians are misinforming the citizens of the country into thinking the Postal Service is bankrupt and contributing to our deficit. House Resolution 2309 “The Postal Reform […]

APWU Calls on Rep. Issa To Correct Misstatements

Tell Congress: Pass H.R. 1351 Contact Your Legislators H.R. 1351 Co-sponsors Sept. 27 Day of Action Get Involved! APWU President Cliff Guffey has called on Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) to correct inaccurate statements he made on Washington Journal, a public affairs program that airs on C-SPAN. “I am sure you will agree with me that […]