View Post With this important election coming up soon and with early voting beginning in many places, NALC President Fredric Rolando urges letter carriers to make sure they’re registered to vote and to turn out to vote as soon as possible.
View Post This week, House Resolution 28, a bill supporting the preservation of door delivery service, reached a milestone: a bipartisan majority of representatives in the House have added their names as a co-sponsors of the legislation. Here is a side-by-side comparison, highlighting language that reflects our priority areas within each piece of legislation.
View Post NALC’s research department has compiled a resource guide to help activists find information about the U. Postal Service and the types of data and reports available on different agency websites.
View Post A bill recently introduced into the California legislature seeks to understand how USPS may be able to assist the state in its emergency response.
Here are several of the highlights about working families that were discussed.
This year’s appropriations process, however, is significantly more different than ever before.
View Post House passes American Healthcare Act; House, Senate clear funding for FY 2017; Acosta confirmed as Labor secretary; TSP bill introduced in House; Overtime rules bill passes House; Resolutions update; Congressional schedule View Post Of the many provisions within the Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2017, one of note allows the Secretary of Homeland Security to increase H-2B visas for temporary labor through the end of September. Loudermilk’s MERIT Act would remove workplace due process rights; Bill tracker (H. View Post 114th Congress ‘unofficially’ adjourns; Postal reform in the 115th Congress; Congress passes short-term funding thru April; Legislative and political department updates; Secure mail initiative; Medicare ‘hold harmless’ bill View Post Although the 114th Congress did not take up postal reform before the end of the year, the NALC Legislative & Political Affairs Department is preparing to hit the ground running when lawmakers return to Washington on Jan. View Post With just three states in the 2016 general election using vote-by-mail (Colorado, Oregon and Washington), Sen.
View Post On April 28, Congress temporarily averted a shutdown of the federal government when it passed a short-term continuing resolution (CR), H. Ron Wyden (D-OR) shared in a recent op-ed published by CNN the urgent need for a nationwide system to be implemented. 4, the only debate between vice presidential candidates Tim Kaine and Mike Pence was held at Longwood University.
View Post The House has voted 239-185 to approve a .7 billion Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Services and General Government spending package. View Post On June 15, following release of a discussion draft of the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform asked postal stakeholders to submit comments to gauge support for the measure. territory from a billion debt crisis, just two days before it was set to default on a billion debt payment.
In another major victory for the NALC, the measure preserved longstanding language continuing six-day mail delivery. View Post The Senate has approved the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA). View Post With the remaining legislative days that Congress has left in Washington—before members return to their districts to focus on re-election campaigns—there are several “must do” items to accomplish before anyone boards a plane home.
Lawmakers came back to a packed schedule, and quickly got to work on three time-sensitive issues. View Post Thanks largely to the work that letter carriers put in educating their House representatives, H. 15, expressing the sense that six-day mail delivery should continue, has reached an important milestone.