Q&A with Take on Wall Street

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Since the launch of the Postal Banking campaign, one of our biggest allies has been Take on Wall Street. The organization is a major supporter of...

Public Banking Initiatives March Onward in California

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Regular readers of this column will recall that in late 2019, California passed a landmark public banking bill, which allowed for the creation of...

Advancing Postal Banking in a New Political Landscape

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) A changing political landscape offers new opportunities for the Campaign for Postal Banking to advance an agenda for expanded postal financial...

Briefing: Why We Need the Postal Service

Legislative & Political Director Judy Beard appeared on a panel convened by the Institute for Policy Studies. The group explained why we need to save the Postal Service from this immediate threat — and support innovations like postal banking...

Twenty Questions for 2020

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  1. What is postal banking? It’s the provision of basic financial services through the USPS, ranging from check cashing to savings accounts, to...

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