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CCAGW Sends Letter to House Opposing H.R. 8015

CCAGW sends a letter to the House opposing H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act, which would bailout the United States Postal Service (USPS) with an infusion of $25 billion in taxpayer funding without delivering any changes in its failed business model.

Joe Biden’s Bad Ideas Include Postal Banking

Postal banking would undermine the basic mission of the USPS.

July 10, 2020 — Thomas Schatz 1594406006

CAGW Letter to New USPS Postmaster General DeJoy

CAGW welcomes new Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and looks forward to working with him on market-oriented reforms at the USPS.

CCAGW Urges Opposition to H.R. 2382

CCAGW urges representatives to oppose H.R. 2382, the USPS Fairness Act.

McKinsey Consultant Pete Buttigieg Was Right on USPS's High Labor Costs

As a consultant for McKinsey, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg helped write a report examining USPS's high labor costs.   

December 13, 2019 — Leslie Paige 1576261908

USPS Ends Another Fiscal Year With Billion-Dollar Losses

There is no doubt that the USPS is facing a serious financial crisis.

November 15, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1573839828

Coalition Submits Criteria for Next Postmaster General to USPS Board of Governors

November 14, 2019

The Honorable Robert M. Duncan
Chairman
Board of Governors
United States Postal Service
475 L’Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC 20260

Dear Chairman Duncan,

We write regarding the Board of Governor's critical decision to find and hire a new U.S. Postmaster General.

Although the Governors were selected according to statutory criteria, as you know there are no such criteria for the Postmaster General.  Nevertheless, we believe similar criteria should guide your selection.

Trick: The USPS Is Still Bleeding Money

Congress has been promising and failing to deliver postal reform for years.

October 29, 2019 — Alexandra Abrams 1572367024

Best Laid Plans: Another USPS IG Report, Another Failed Attempt to Save Money

As has been pointed out repeatedly in the past few years, United States Postal Service (USPS) management continues to struggle mightily to enact efficiencies or carve out savings from its operations.  And this continues to be the case despite the dramatic drop in mail volume and USPS Postmaster General (PMG) Megan Brennan’s regular declarations and testimony before Congress that her team is aggressively managing the business.  The USPS has had nearly thirteen consecutive years of losses

October 17, 2019 — Leslie Paige 1571343619

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