Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has gained some more allies in his fight to save the Postal Service.
Writing in today’s New Orleans Times-Picayune, Bruce Alpert reports on a press conference held Monday by Sanders, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT). Landrieu told the press that she supports exploring ways USPS can boost revenue by offering new products and services.
Some of the suggested postal offerings she noted included notary and copying services, as well as the sale of hunting and fishing licenses. And she lent her voice to the call for Congress to relieve the burdensome requirement to pre-fund 75 years’ worth of future retiree health benefits within just 10 years.
Landrieu also labeled H.R. 2309…
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By Arun Gupta
SEIU and others are embracing the movement that has succeeded as they have faded.
Unions and Occupy: who’s leading whom?
The Obama administration’s dismal record on labor issues has been compounded by the…
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