Government affairs

Save America's Postal ServiceNALC’s Department of Legislative and Political Affairs:

  • Engages members of Congress on issues affecting letter carriers and the U.S. Postal Service by lobbying on Capitol Hill
  • Monitors state and federal legislative activities
  • Helps to elect candidates who bring strong voices for letter carriers to Washington, regardless of political party

In addition to NALC’s daily lobbying, our grassroots network of activists helps to advance the policies most important to letter carriers.

  • For more about NALC’s legislative activities, click here.
  • For more about NALC’s political activities and political action committee (PAC), click here.
  • For more information about the Department of Legislative and Political Affairs and how to contact your House and Senate representatives, click here.

Legislative Updates

House passes official time reporting bill

The Housed has passed a bill that would require that the Office of Personnel Management to submit an annual report to Congress outlining the use of official time by federal employees.

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NALC members from New York on the Hill

More than 100 letter carrier activists from New York traveled to Washington, DC, to educate their members of Congress on issues of importance to the New York State Association of Letter Carriers.

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Legislative Update, May 6, 2017

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

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E-Activist Network

Join together with tens of thousands of other letter carriers to make your voice heard! NALC will send you e-mail alerts when it's time to act on issues affecting active and retired letter carriers and the future of the Postal Service.

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