Fiscal Year 2018 Trump Budget Targets Retirees and Adopts Obama Postal Proposals

As anticipated, President Trump's just-unveiled fiscal year 2018 budget levies significant additional costs on current federal and postal employees, while also reducing the value of retirement benefits. In addition, the budget raises a number of postal reform proposals previously made by President Obama. Continue Reading


Trump Budget Targets Federal-Postal Community; Chaffetz to Exit Congress June 30

Next week the Trump Fiscal Year 2018 Budget will be unveiled and it includes numerous proposals that should alarm UPMA members. In addition, Oversight and Government Reform Chair Chaffetz will be departing the House of Representatives on June 30. Continue Reading


House Oversight & Government Reform Committee Approves Postal Reform Bill

Earlier today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 756, the Postal Reform Act of 2017, by voice vote. The bipartisan bill would help to stabilize postal finances and ensure its operational viability. Continue Reading


Bipartisan House Goververnment Oversight & Reform Committee Leadership Introduce Postal Relief Bill

Earlier today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings (D-MD) introduced H.R. 756, the Postal Reform Act of 2017 Continue Reading


President Trump's Executive Order Relating to a Government-Wide Hiring Freeze

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First Week of Congress and UPMA Legislative Advocacy Day

Congress began to set the framework for 2017 and plowed the political landscape for President-elect Donald Trump. In order that UPMA is at forefront in advancing the interests of Postmasters and postal managers, UPMA has set aside Monday, February 27 and Tuesday, February 28 as UPMA Legislative Advocacy Days on Capitol Hill. Continue Reading


2017 UPMA Legislative Advocacy Days February 27-28

UPMA to sponsor Legislative Advocacy Days on February 27 and 28 Continue Reading