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Obamacare repeal fails
President Trump and Speaker of the House Ryan withdrew the American Health Care Act before a scheduled vote in the House on Friday. “This is good news for millions of working families,” says NALC President Rolando.
NALC submits comments in PRC’s rate-setting review
The Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC) required 10-year review of the way USPS sets its prices for postage and postal products is underway, with NALC making an official submission to the agency before the public comment window closed on March 20.
POSTAL FACTS: March 15, 2017 (updated)
NALC President Rolando in USA Today; IL’s Montes in Northwest Herald.
Filmmakers set out to tell letter carriers’ stories
A group of international artists based in Los Angeles is putting together a collection of letter carriers' stories and hopes to create a library of videos and podcasts.
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.
Dowdy retires; Preston named new Region 13 NBA
NALC President Fredric Rolando has appointed Region 13 Regional Administrative Assistant Vada Preston to serve as that region’s national business agent, effective March 6. Preston replaces the retiring Tim Dowdy.
Rolando testifies before House committee (updated)
On Feb. 7, NALC President Fredric Rolando testified before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing. Updated to include links to news media coverage.
POSTAL FACTS: March 3, 2017 (updated)
NALC President Rolando in The Guardian, The Hill; NALC EVP Renfroe on “How Stuff Works,” New York’s McLennan in Buffalo News; Idaho State President Paige in Idaho Statesman, Idaho Press Tribune, Twin Falls’ Times-News; Florida’s Dawn Sylvester on WKMG-TV.
Former NALC Dir. of Life Insurance O’Connor has died
Former NALC Director of Life Insurance Michael J. O’Connor, a member of Boston Branch 34, died on Feb. 28. He was 77.
NALC statement on USPS’ Q1 financial report for FY 2017 (updated)
NALC President Fredric Rolando’s statement on the Feb. 9 release of the U.S. Postal Service’s financial report for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2017. Updated to include links to news media coverage.