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NALC Convention Panel discusses postal reform efforts in 114th Congress

During the 70th biennial convention in Los Angeles today, delegates from across the country attended a panel discussion on NALC postal reform efforts in the 114th Congress. The panel focused on two postal reform bills in Congress, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016 (H.R. 5714) and the Improving Postal Operations, Service and Transparency (iPost) Act of 2015) (S. 2051).

The group was moderated by NALC’s Director of Legislative and Political Affairs, Kori Blalock Keller, and included Sarah Moe Meyers, federal affairs manager at Hallmark Cards; Elise Aronson, vice president for government relations at MacAndrews & Forbes; and John Kane, senior government affairs advisor with the House Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs for Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE).

The session covered an overview of the likely agenda before Congress for the remaining session, recent media coverage of postal reform, a list of key stakeholders involved in reform efforts, a comparison of both the House and Senate postal bills and a Q-&-A session for the panel of stakeholders. 

For a comparison of the two bills, click here.

For a bio of Sarah Moe Meyers, click here.

For a bio of Elise K. Aronson, click here.

For a bio of John Kane, click here.

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