After years of pressuring from the Postal Service and a series of stalled bipartisan bills, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has made postal reform a top priority for this Congress.
The most recent plan to save the Postal Service involves taking a page out of the private sector’s book: required enrollment in Medicare.
The election may be over, but federal employees still face uncertainty on a number of key issues, not least of which is how the government will be funded.
James Sauber, vice president of the National Association of Letter Carriers joins host Mike Causey to discuss the postal reform package and what it means for feds and retirees. October 26, 2016
The U.S. Postal Service says it has “broad bipartisan support” from Congress to ease some its financial burdens. But until that time comes, USPS doesn’t have much room to improve the situation it’s in.
Two postal reform bills passed the House Oversight and Government Reform committee, although not without opposition or concerns.
Is there a downside to the less expensive Forever stamp? Find out this week on Your Turn when host Mike Causey discusses the issue with Katie Maddocks and Bruce Moyer from the National Association of Postal Supervisors. Maddocks and Moyer will explain how dropping the price of Forever stamps from 49 cents to 47 cents will affect businesses, employees and you. May 4, 2016
The Postal Service continues to press for substantial legislation changes to remain a competitor in the mail and package delivery field. It recorded its ninth consecutive year of billion dollar losses.
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced legislation to help the Postal Service recover from its financial woes, revitalize employee morale and restore the public’s faith in the agency.
On this week’s Your Turn radio show, Greg Stanford from the Federal Managers Association discusses firing senior executives and sequestration, among other topics. Andy Medici from the Federal Times joins host Mike Causey to discuss pay raises, postal reform and the IRS budget.