Congressman Paul Ryan’s Statement On USPS

Paul Ryan has been selected as Mitt Romney’s running mate in the upcoming election. Paul Davis Ryan is the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district, serving since 1999. He is a member of the Republican Party, and has been ranked among the party’s most influential voices on economic policy. Wikipedia Here is what Ryan […]

House of Representatives Defaults! Skips Town Without Taking Up Postal Reform BIll

From eNAPUS Legislative & Political Bulletin Although the U.S. Senate was able to approve a consensus measure to provide fiscal relief to the US Postal Service months ago, the House of Representatives dropped the ball and skipped town without considering postal relief legislation.  Just as troubling is that the House Leadership seems to be confused […]

House Passes Bill to Fire Tax-Delinquent Federal, Postal Workers

APWU Web News Article 95-2012, Aug. 2, 2012 The House of Representatives passed a bill on July 31 that could cost federal and postal workers their jobs if they are behind in paying their federal taxes. The Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act (H.R. 828), introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and approved by the chamber […]

NAPS: House GOP Leaders Give Postal Reform the Cold Shoulder

NAPS Leg/Reg Update – July 17, 2012: House GOP Leaders Give Postal Reform the Cold Shoulder House Republican leaders have given up on passing postal reform legislation for the foreseeable future.  They have indicated that they do not intend to take up either the Senate-passed postal reform measure or alternative House legislation before the month-long […]

NALC applauds Supreme Court victory for Obama health plan

July 3, 2012 — Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected efforts to invalidate President Obama’s historic health care law that will extend health insurance coverage to nearly 30 million Americans between now and 2014. Right-wing opponents of the legislation asked the Court to throw out the law enacted in 2010 as an unconstitutional use […]

Senator Murkowski to USPS: Step Up War on Drugs in Southeast Alaska

Senator Urges Increased Collaboration Between Postal Service and Local Law Enforcement WASHINGTON, D.C. – As communities throughout Southeast Alaska report significant volumes of illegal drugs transported via the United States Postal Service (USPS), Senator Murkowski is asking the Postmaster General to address the matter, possibly by devoting additional US Postal Inspection Service resources to the area […]

Sen. Carper Launches New Facebook Timeline to Highlight U.S. House’s Failure to Deliver Postal Reform

WASHINGTON – Today, as postal losses surpassed $1 billion since the U.S. Senate passed its bipartisan bill to reform the U.S. Postal Service, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), co-author of the 21st Century Postal Service Act and chairman of the Senate subcommittee that oversees the Postal Service, launched a new Facebook page – “Priority Fail” – […]

Hunger Strike to Save the Postal Service

The following was received from PostalReporter reader via email: Call to Action HUNGER STRIKE to SAVE THE POSTAL SERVICE June 25 – 28th , Washington DC Congress: Stop Starving the Postal Service! Repeal the Pre-funding Mandate! Refund the Pension Surplus! Postmaster General: Suspend the Closures and Cuts! America’s postal service is being starved to death. […]