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

Congressional Week in Review (November 12-16)

Following midterms, Congress returned this week for the lame-duck session, where it will complete any last-minute work before the 115th Congress concludes and the 116th Congress convenes on January 3, 2019. 

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Senate Committee advances Postal Regulatory Commission nominee

Tonight, during a lame-duck business meeting, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) advanced the nomination of Michael Kubayanda to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) for the remainder of a six-year term expiring November 22, 2020.

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NALC MEMBER APP

The free NALC Member App for iPhones and Android smartphones provides convenient access to information about issues affecting active and retired letter carriers and USPS, plus customizable push notification alerts.

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