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S.1789 21st Century Postal Service Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 26, 2012 Held at the desk.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on April 25, 2012, with a roll call of 62 ayes, 37 nays, and 1 not voting.

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  • 53% of users oppose S.1789

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  • S.1789 has been viewed 10,816 times

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Mailing and Fulfillment Service Association

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    • Coalition for 21st Century Postal Service

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      I know that the organization Coalition for 21st Century Postal Service supports S.1789
    • Direct Marketing Assocation

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    • National Association of Postal Supervisors

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    • American Enterprise Institute

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    • National Association of Postmasters of the United States

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    Opposing Organizations

    • National Association of Letter Carriers

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      I know that the organization National Association of Letter Carriers opposes S.1789
    • National Taxpayers Union

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    • AFL-CIO

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    • American Postal Workers Union

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      I know that the organization American Postal Workers Union opposes S.1789
    • Heritage Action for America

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    • National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association

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      I know that the organization National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association opposes S.1789

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On February 02, 2012, by Zipster01 - This bill is garbage. It will effectively destroy the USPS and Senator Lieberman should be ashamed of himself for authoring it!

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      As noted by Zipster01, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 02, 2012, "This bill is garbage. It will effectively destroy the USPS and Senator Lieberman should be ashamed of himself for authoring it!"
    • On March 31, 2012, by stopsenatebill1789 - Go to the link below to sign the petition to stop senate bill 1789! http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/stop-senate-bill-1789/

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      As noted by stopsenatebill1789, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 31, 2012, "Go to the link below to sign the petition to stop senate bill 1789! http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/stop-senate-bill-1789/"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Secrecy News 07/10/12 - July 11, 2012 by http://www.fas.org/sgp/news/secrecy/ - U.S. Postal Service: Background and Analysis of H.R. 2309 and S.1789 in the 112th Congress, July 9, 2012: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42590.pdf. Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: ...

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      As noted by http://www.fas.org/sgp/news/secrecy/ on July 11, 2012, "U.S. Postal Service: Background and Analysis of H.R. 2309 and S.1789 in the 112th Congress, July 9, 2012: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42590.pdf. Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: ..." (/url?q=http://www.fas.org/sgp/news/secrecy/2012/07/071012.html&sa=U&ei=I8n-T8_DJaKe2QWw37GtBA&ved=0CEcQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNErQpnrp9Ri5mXNQhFEMqd3nwyzJg)
    • NALC's President Fred Rolando to Host Teleconference Sunday ... - July 07, 2012 by Richard Thayer - While we were not happy with the passage of S. 1789 in the Senate, Rep. Darrell Issa's postal reform bill in the House, H.R. 2309, is much, much worse. It will dismantle the USPS and destroy 200000 jobs – perhaps including ...

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      As noted by Richard Thayer on July 07, 2012, "While we were not happy with the passage of S. 1789 in the Senate, Rep. Darrell Issa's postal reform bill in the House, H.R. 2309, is much, much worse. It will dismantle the USPS and destroy 200000 jobs – perhaps including ..." (/url?q=http://ncsalceditor.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/nalcs-president-fred-rolando-to-host-teleconference-sunday/&sa=U&ei=x034T-KeOq2A2QWy58nfBg&ved=0CCwQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNGONYkhm5pW1nF9vky9Py6TwK85eA)
    • Postal Reform - June 07, 2012 by admin - On April 25, the U.S. Senate passed S. 1789, the 21st Century Postal Service Act of 2012 by a vote of 62-37. The House must now act on S. 1789 or their own version of a postal reform mechanism by May 14th to avoid earlier ...

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      As noted by admin on June 07, 2012, "On April 25, the U.S. Senate passed S. 1789, the 21st Century Postal Service Act of 2012 by a vote of 62-37. The House must now act on S. 1789 or their own version of a postal reform mechanism by May 14th to avoid earlier ..." (/url?q=http://www.nationalgrange.org/2012/06/postal-reform/&sa=U&ei=3N7RT4vFO4e62wWXsq2dDw&ved=0CEsQmAEwCg&usg=AFQjCNHny8-t8opiVIPInE-j87hpIpSz2A)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Postal Service Set to Default on Benefits Payment - July 30, 2012 by The Epoch Times - The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced Monday that it is set to default on a huge $5.5 billion benefits payment due Aug. 1. This will be the first time the Postal Service is unable to make the payment, used toward future retiree health costs and

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      As noted by The Epoch Times on July 30, 2012, "The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced Monday that it is set to default on a huge $5.5 billion benefits payment due Aug. 1. This will be the first time the Postal Service is unable to make the payment, used toward future retiree health costs and" (http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/united-states/postal-service-set-to-default-on-benefits-payment-272835.html)
    • CCAGW Calls for Congress to Deliver on Postal Service - July 20, 2012 by Marketwatch - WASHINGTON, Jul 20, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, in response to the United States Postal Service's (USPS) announcement that it will default on its future retiree health benefit payment due August 1, the Council for Citizens Against Government ...

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      As noted by Marketwatch on July 20, 2012, "WASHINGTON, Jul 20, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, in response to the United States Postal Service's (USPS) announcement that it will default on its future retiree health benefit payment due August 1, the Council for Citizens Against Government ..." (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ccagw-calls-for-congress-to-deliver-on-postal-service-2012-07-20)
    • CCAGW Calls for Congress to Deliver on Postal Service - July 20, 2012 by StreetInsider.com - WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, in response to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) announcement that it will default on its future retiree health benefit payment due August 1, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) again ...

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      As noted by StreetInsider.com on July 20, 2012, "WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, in response to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) announcement that it will default on its future retiree health benefit payment due August 1, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) again ..." (http://www.streetinsider.com/Press+Releases/CCAGW+Calls+for+Congress+to+Deliver+on+Postal+Service/7594163.html)
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