Another View of Postal Reform During Lame Duck

11/06/2014

2014/11/06 From The Hill

Organized labor and the mailing industry — which includes banks, catalog companies and a slew of other sectors reliant on the USPS — have long had different priorities when it comes to shoring up an agency that has lost billions of dollars in recent years.

But top lawmakers are pessimistic that a broad postal reform deal can be reached in Congress’s lame-duck session. So, the two groups are uniting “behind a narrower deal that would include concessions from both sides and simply ignore some of the most divisive postal issues.