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

Congress forms new budget process overhaul panel

Congressional leaders finalized the list of new members today for the “Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform," a 16-person panel of lawmakers tasked with improving the annual budget and appropriations process.

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NLRB throws out 2017 joint-employer ruling

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued an order that would throw out their high-profile 2017 ruling that reversed a previous, labor-friendly “joint employer” decision from 2015.

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