The most recent plan to save the Postal Service involves taking a page out of the private sector’s book: required enrollment in Medicare.
Two postal reform bills passed the House Oversight and Government Reform committee, although not without opposition or concerns.
No ifs, ands or butts. Smoking is an issue at many federal agencies. A lot of nonsmokers resent giving people time off for what they consider is an unhealthy, smelly habit. But smokers say what they are doing is no worse than people who overeat or use their government computers for some naughty purposes. Where there's smoke there's fire.
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