Rep. Lynch: Hearing On Reducing Retirement Benefits is Really Attack On Federal Workers

Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., on Wednesday introduced a bill that would increase how much federal employees pay toward their retirement and steeply reduce pensions for new employees. HR 3813, the Securing Annuities for Federal Employees Act, would raise contributions for current Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) employees by 0.5 […]

Congressman Ross To Hold Hearing On Reforming Federal Pensions

What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander Chairman Ross to Hold Hearing on Ending Pension Privileges for Members of Congress and Reforming Federal Pensions to Protect the Taxpayer Washington, Jan 20 – Lakeland, FL – Congressman Dennis A. Ross (R-FL) today announced he would hold a hearing on reforming Congressional pensions and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bipartisan Postal Reform Members Ask GAO to Settle Postal “Overpayment Issue” Once and for All

Unions Claim USPS is “Owed” $75 Billion. OPM Disagrees. Bipartisan Lawmakers Ask for GAO to Settle the Dispute Washington, Sep 30, 2011- Lakeland, FL – Congressman Dennis A. Ross (R-FL), Chairman of the Federal Workforce, Postal Service & Labor Policy Subcommittee, today released a copy of a letter sent to GAO, signed by the bipartisan […]

Highlights of the Issa-Ross Postal Reform Act

WASHINGTON- Today the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, the U.S. Postal Service, and Labor Policy reported out on a 8-5 vote HR 2309, the Issa-Ross Postal Reform Act of 2011, with changes that bring the total mandatory minimum savings for USPS in the bill to $10.7 billion annually. The bill will […]