05/17/22

Oversight Committee to Consider Bills to Help Electrify the Postal Service Fleet, Improve Government Efficiency

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05/17/22

USPS Board’s Governors Now Mostly Biden Picks Following Latest Senate Confirmations

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02/04/22

2022 UPMA Legislative Issues Brief

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02/03/22

Meeting Announcement for H.R. 3076, the Postal Service Reform Act

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02/03/22

House Finally Plans to Vote on Postal Reform Next Week

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11/19/21

President Biden Announces Nominees for United States Postal Service Board of Governors

President Biden Announces Nominees for United States Postal Service Board of Governors Continue Reading

05/10/21

Breaking News—Our Washington, DC team heard from their contacts that Ranking Member James Comer (R-KY) has reached an agreement with House Oversight Chair Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) on postal reform.

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04/01/21

Neal Reintroduces Legislation to Fix Social Security WEP Provision, Improve Public Employees’ Retirement Security

SPRINGFIELD, MA—Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) reintroduced his groundbreaking legislation, the Public Servants Protection and Fairness Act of 2021, to fix the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) for future retirees and provide meaningful relief to current WEP retirees. Continue Reading

02/04/21

House and Senate Legislation to Repeal USPS Prefunding Requirement Introduced

The USPS Fairness Act (HR 695/S145) was introduced this week in the US House and US Senate. The bill repeals the requirement to prefund Postal Service health and retirement benefits Continue Reading

11/12/20

UPMA Issues Will Remain on the Top of the Agenda in a Biden Administration with a New Congress

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09/17/20

Bi-partisan Problem Solvers Caucus released a plan that is designed to move the leaders in Congress

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09/02/20

Statement from Daniel Heins, National President, United Postmasters and Managers of America

The United Postmasters and Managers of America applaud the recent hearings at the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee as well as the House Committee on Oversight and Reform with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. Continue Reading

05/07/20

Reaching out to Congress to make sure the Postal Service is not left behind in the next COVID-19 bill.

The coronavirus crisis is wreaking havoc on the U.S. Postal Service. Without immediate help from Congress and the Administration, the Postal Service—a vital staple of American society since 1775—could cease to function Continue Reading

04/13/20

UPMA Letter to Congressional Leadership April 11 2020

The Postal Service and its employees are essential to the functioning of our country and have remained open for business every day while other businesses and government agencies are closed or working remotely Continue Reading

04/08/20

Members of Congress request leadership include $25 billion in direct appropriations and debt relief for USPS in the next stimulus package

Members of Congress request leadership include $25 billion in direct appropriations and debt relief for USPS in the next stimulus package Continue Reading

04/01/20

Rep. Joe Neguse from Colorado has introduced the Protect Our Post Offices Act in the House

I wanted to report some good news from Washington, DC. Today Congressman Joe Neguse has introduced the Protect Our Post Offices Act Continue Reading

03/06/20

H.R. 6085 introduced in the US House of Representatives.

Postal Supervisors and Managers Fairness Act of 2020 Continue Reading

02/06/20

House of Representatives Moves Postal Legislation

Daniel M. Heins, President of the United Postmasters and Managers of America (UPMA) released the following statement upon passage of HR 2382, the USPS Fairness Act. Continue Reading

10/16/19

FERS & CSRS Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2020.

The Social Security Administration has recently announced its decision for a COLA increase of 1.6% in 2020. This will apply to current FERS and CSRS beneficiaries. The increase goes into effect in January 2020. Continue Reading

10/09/19

Postal Reform Talking Points and Key Messages

The Following are Postal Reform Talking Points and Key Messages followed by House and Senate contact scripts for use while contacting your US House Representative or US Senators. A draft letter on the importance of Postal Reform and value of the US Postal Service Continue Reading