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Legislative Update, Nov. 18, 2017

White House nominates 3 for USPS Board of Governors

President Trump has nominated three individuals to the body that oversees and directs the executive management of the Postal Service.

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Government funding deadline approaches; negotiations underway

With Congress out of session until after Thanksgiving, this leaves just over a week for it to negotiate a funding deal or to pass another temporary funding measure until a long-term deal can be made.

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House advances 'Tax Cuts and Jobs Act'

The House has approved the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a bill that cuts taxes by $1.5 trillion—but has serious implications for working families nationwide.

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House passes anti-labor bill

As written, H.R. 3441 cripples workers’ rights to bargain collectively when workers have joint employers, and it opens a loophole for employers to avoid legal liability for a number of violations.

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Resolutions update

H.Res. 15 (six-day mail delivery):
—236 co-sponsors
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H.Res. 28 (door delivery):
—241 co-sponsors
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H.Res. 31 (service standards):
—205 co-sponsors
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2017 election debrief

A year after the Republican Party won the presidency and both chambers of Congress, 2017’s Nov. 7 elections proved to be quite a different night—for Republicans and Democrats.

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