Monthly Archives: January 2014

Electoral Politics Preserves Six-Day Mail Delivery for Now

Despite all the noise and hype about legislative gridlock and Tea Party obstructionism Congress managed to pass a bipartisan omnibus spending bill that will preserves six-day-a-week mail delivery at least until September. This bill also keeps rural post offices open, … Continue reading

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Issa Plays Games with USPS/Military Pensions Proposal

Once again, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) is showing the world how pigheadedly ideological and out of touch he is. He just proposed repealing recently cut military pensions and making up the difference with cutting Saturday mail deliver http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/01/03/issa-bill-would-end-saturday-mail-to-repeal-military-pension-cut. Obviously he … Continue reading

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