Category Archives: Government Accountabiliy Office

Can Grand Alliance Save the USPS from Destruction?

The American Postal Workers Union and more than 60 other organizations have formed the Grand Alliance (www.agrandalliance.org), an umbrella group to advocate for preserving the U.S. Postal Service This may be an opening salvo in a strategy to fight back … Continue reading

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How Will Postal Service Fare Under All-GOP Congress?

As the New Year and all-Republican Congress are about to begin, it’s time to take stock of the looming threats U.S. Postal Service. At issue are moves toward such things as possible privatization, reduction of union jobs, the selloff of … Continue reading

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Will Postal Service Benefit from UPS Christmas Delivery Fiasco?

The U.S. Postal Service is having a couple of good weeks right now. For one thing, the USPS delivered all its Christmas packages on time without fanfare, outshining its biggest private competitors United Parcel Service and Fedex which ruined the … Continue reading

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Stamp Gallery Tells Cautionary Tale of USPS

The National Postal Museum in Washington, DC—part of the Smithsonian Institution– has just opened a new wing, the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery to commemorate what stamps and the post office have meant to the U.S. The New York Times … Continue reading

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Could USPS Benefits Plan Be Model for Private Social Security?

Boy, some people in Washington really don’t want to give postal employees and retirees the benefits they’ve worked all their lives to accrue and are rightfully theirs. As we know, Congress has tried to essentially destroy the postal service by … Continue reading

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