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

New labor-management forum bill introduced

Today, Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) introduced the Federal Labor-Management Partnership Act of 2018 (S. 2340), which would formally establish a Federal Labor-Management Partnership Council.

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Veterans Legislative Round Up

We are nearly halfway through the term of the 115thCongress, and in this last year, we’ve seen numerous pieces of legislation introduced related to veterans affairs.

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115th Congress – first session

The first session of the 115th Congress came to a close in December of last year. As we move into the 115th's second session, now is a good time to review all that happened in 2017.

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