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Legislative Update, Feb. 11, 2017

Rolando testifies about postal legislation before House committee

Rolando testifies

On Feb. 7, NALC President Fredric Rolando testified before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756).

Bipartisan postal reform bills introduced

Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Stephen Lynch (D-MA) have introduced postal bills similar to ones introduced in the 114th Congress. Click here to read more.

Postal reform update: A changed political landscape requires a new strategy

Postal reform has strong bipartisan support and our goals have not changed. Our strategy, of course, will have to change to reflect the new political landscape in Washington, DC. Click here to read more.

House Oversight Committee holds hearing to discuss plan for 115th Congress

The House Oversight Committee held a hearing to review a proposed document that lays out priorities for 2017, including sections on the U.S. Postal Service and the federal workforce. Click here to read more.

MERIT Act would remove workplace due process rights

Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) recently introduced the Modern Employment Reform and Transformation Act, a bill to make it easier for agencies to fire federal employees. Click here to read more.

Bill tracker

H.Res. 15 (six-day mail delivery):
96 co-sponsors


H.Res. 28 (door delivery):
99 co-sponsors


H.Res. 31 (service standards):
93 co-sponsors

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