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Legislative Updates

Legislative Update, Oct. 1, 2016

Door delivery resolution gains House majority—don’t let up

This week, House Resolution 28, a bill supporting the preservation of door delivery service, reached a milestone: a bipartisan majority of representatives are co-sponsors. But letter carriers’ work is far from over. Click here to read more.

Rolando urges letter carriers: Verify voter registration, vote early

With this important election coming up soon and with early voting beginning in many places, NALC President Fredric Rolando urges letter carriers to make sure they’re registered to vote and to turn out to vote as soon as possible. Click here to read more.

Prepare for Election Day

Important elections are quickly approaching, and several states have updated their voting laws since the last election. Make sure you're prepared. Click here to read more.

Congress departs DC until after elections

Congress adjourned after avoiding a government shutdown and passing a short-term spending bill. Both chambers will remain in recess for six weeks and return after Election Day. Click here to read more.

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Help elect pro-labor candidates

Thousands of union households are turning out to help elect champions for working families across the country this week. To find the even nearest to you, click here.

Resolution tracker

H.Res. 12 (six-day):
236 co-sponsors
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H.Res. 28 (door delivery):
220 co-sponsors
Fact Sheet


H.Res. 54 (service standards):
236 co-sponsors
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