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

Legislative Update, March 18, 2017

House committee advances 2 postal bills; White House releases FY2018 budget; House considers repeal, replacement of ACA; Bills introduced: Social Security Fairness Act, ‘official time,’ paid parental leave; Resolutions update; Get the NALC Member App

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Department of Labor nominee update

This week the White House withdrew Andrew Puzder, who was nominated to serve as Secretary of the Department of Labor, and announced a new nominee, Alexander Acosta.

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Tell Congress: Stop the SEC from going paperless

Act now to preserve paper-based options to keep shareholder reports available to the 1/3 of all Americans who lack access to broadband internet service while putting more mail in a letter carrier’s satchel.

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Legislative Update, Feb. 11, 2017

NALC President Fredric Rolando testifies about postal legislation before House committee; Bipartisan postal reform bills introduced by Reps. Chaffetz and Lynch; Postal reform update: A changed political landscape requires a new strategy; House Oversight Committee holds hearing to discuss plan for 115th Congress; Rep. Loudermilk’s MERIT Act would remove workplace due process rights; Bill tracker (H.Res. 15, H.Res. 28 and H.Res. 31)

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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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