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

Senate HELP Committee advances bipartisan bill to address opioid crisis

Among the many actions S. 2680 would take, the bill would upgrade facilities in order to increase and improve inspection and detection capabilities at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Homeland Security (DOH), and the U.S. Postal Service in order to improve detection and seizure of illegal drugs, such as fentanyl.

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DOL and White House considering omnibus rescissions

Today, in a hearing with the House Committee on Ways and Means, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced that his department is discussing potential rescissions with the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

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White House departures

As the administration continues its work with the 115th Congress, several key departures have impacted the Executive Branch’s operations.

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NALC MEMBER APP

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