Government affairs

Save America's Postal ServiceNALC’s Department of Legislative and Political Affairs:

  • Engages members of Congress on issues affecting letter carriers and the U.S. Postal Service by lobbying on Capitol Hill
  • Monitors state and federal legislative activities
  • Helps to elect candidates who bring strong voices for letter carriers to Washington, regardless of political party

In addition to NALC’s daily lobbying, our grassroots network of activists helps to advance the policies most important to letter carriers.

  • For more about NALC’s legislative activities, click here.
  • For more about NALC’s political activities and political action committee (PAC), click here.
  • For more information about the Department of Legislative and Political Affairs and how to contact your House and Senate representatives, click here.

Legislative Updates

House oversight committee holds hearing on the impact of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s Delivering for America Plan

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.

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Resolutions protecting service reintroduced in House

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.

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The free NALC apps for smartphones provide convenient access to tools and information about issues affecting active and retired letter carriers. Information on downloading and using the apps is in our apps section.