Michigan State Association of Letter Carriers
News & updates
October 19, 2023
Today, Reps. Derek Kilmer (D-WA), David Valadao (R-CA), Don Bacon (R-NE) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA) introduced the Federal Retirement Fairness Act (H.R. 5995).
September 27, 2023
Today, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) voted 10-5 to advance the nomination of Thomas Day to serve on the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).
September 21, 2023
The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) held a hearing to consider the nomination of Thomas Day to serve on the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), an independent agency that exercises regulatory oversight over the Postal Service.
September 12, 2023
Today, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) voted 12-0 to advance the renomination of Robert Taub to serve on the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).
September 11, 2023
Today, President Biden announced his intent to nominate Thomas Day to serve as a commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).
September 08, 2023
On Sept. 7, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) held a hearing to renominate Robert G. Taub to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).
August 10, 2023
If you are in the DMV area, please mark your calendar for an event to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO) on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. in Washington, DC.
August 07, 2023
To file a claim or for more information, please visit va.gov/pact or call 1-800-MY VA 411.
August 01, 2023
Congress has headed home for the August recess and will return after Labor Day, with the Senate scheduled to return on Sept. 5 followed by the House’s return on Sept. 12.
June 21, 2023
In an 11-10 party-line vote, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions advanced the Richard L. Trumka Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO) Act of 2023 (S. 567).
June 03, 2023
A deal to avert a default on the nation’s debt was agreed upon and signed into law just in time for the nation to avoid default on June 5.
May 25, 2023
Today, Reps. Dan Newhouse (R-WA), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) and seven other cosponsors reintroduced the USPS Shipping Equity Act (H.R. 3721).
May 22, 2023
On May 17, the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability’s (COA) Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Federal Workforce held a hearing titled “Tracking the Postal Service: An Update on the Delivering for America Plan” to seek updates from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy regarding implementation of the 10-year Delivering for American Plan, including the Postal Service Reform Act (PSRA) — a cornerstone of the plan.
May 09, 2023
On May 9, Reps. David Joyce (R-OH) and Sanford Bishop (D-GA) reintroduced a door delivery resolution (H. Res. 376), which calls on Congress to take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers.
March 16, 2023
On Feb. 7, Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) reintroduced the Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act (H.R. 856/S. 274).
March 09, 2023
Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced the bipartisan Social Security Fairness Act (S. 597) in the Senate.
March 01, 2023
Today, President Biden nominated Julie Su to serve as Secretary of the Department of Labor.
February 08, 2023
“NALC applauds President Biden for recognizing that unions are the strength of the American workforce."
January 27, 2023
The House and Senate are finalizing committee assignments for the 118th Congress.
January 18, 2023
Reps. Garrett Graves (R-LA) and Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) reintroduced the Social Security Fairness Act of 2023 (H.R. 82).
January 10, 2023
On Jan 3, the 118th Congress convened. While senators were sworn in that day, members of the House did not take their oaths of office until the early morning hours of Jan. 7.
January 05, 2023
On Jan. 3, President Biden sent dozens of nominations to Senate, including the renomination of Robert Taub to serve as a commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).