Members of Congress Seek Extension of Moratorium

More than 100 U.S. representatives have signed a letter to Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe urging him to extend the moratorium on the closure of post offices and mail processing facilities, and asking him to refrain from cutting hours at rural...

Address Postal Reform Now, Start With Senate Bill

As the May 15 expiration of a moratorium on the closure of post offices and mail processing facilities approaches, the APWU is urging the House of Representatives to address postal reform immediately, and to use the Senate bill as a starting point.

PMG: We Never Used the Word ‘Closure’

In an interview televised on C-SPAN on April 27,  Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe down-played the threat of post office and mail processing plant closures and suggested no major changes would take place anytime soon.

Senate to Debate, Vote On Postal Bill Starting April 23

The Senate will debate the 21st Century Postal Service Act (S. 1789) beginning on Monday, April 23, with voting set to begin on Tuesday, April 24, as a result of an agreement by Senate leaders.

Senate Action on Postal Bill Expected in Mid-April

The Senate is expected to vote on postal legislation in mid-April, following a congressional recess, APWU Legislative and Political Director Myke Reid has reported.