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    Save Historic Post Offices from the Auction Block

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    (07/25/13) As part of the union's ongoing struggle to save the Postal Service, the APWU has distributed information and guidance to local and state leaders who are engaged in efforts to stop the Postal Service from selling historic post offices.

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    House Panel Approves Issa Bill

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    (07/24/13) The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform approved a postal bill introduced by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) on July 24, by a vote of 22 to 17. The vote was along party lines, with all Republicans voting in favor of the measure and all Democrats voting against it. "If it is enacted, this bill will lead to the demise of the Postal Service," said APWU President Cliff Guffey. "I call upon all APWU members to contact their U.S. representatives and urge them to vote 'no' when the bill is brought before the full House."

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    Rep. Issa Introduces Postal Legislation; APWU Urges 'No' Vote 'Deeply Disturbing' Bill

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    (07/22/13) Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) officially introduced postal legislation on July 19, which will be voted on by the House Committee of Oversight and Government Reform on July 24. The bill (H.R. 2748) includes some minor modifications from a discussion draft Rep. Issa circulated in June, but is still "deeply disturbing," APWU President Cliff Guffey said.

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    Guffey Testifies Before House Committee

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    (07/16/13) APWU President Cliff Guffey will testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on July 17. The hearing will examine a draft postal bill proposed by Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and the need for comprehensive postal reform.

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    APWU, Mail Handlers Plan August Actions to Push Postal Reform

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    (07/17/13) The APWU and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union have announced plans to conduct a nationwide joint lobbying effort over the Congressional recess from Aug. 5 to Sept. 6 to urge senators and representatives to co-sponsor the Postal Service Protection Act (H.R. 630 in the House / S. 316 in the Senate) and the Protect Overnight Delivery Act (H.R. 2459).

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    Union Meeting

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    Union Meeting will be held at 7 pm July 20


    APWU Renews TV Ad Campaign

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    (07/08/13) The APWU is renewing its television ad campaign, with spots airing on NBC Nightly News, CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News beginning July 8, President Cliff Guffey has announced. "With postal bills pending in Congress, it is imperative that we remind the American people of the crucial role the Postal Service -- and our members -- play in meeting our nation's commerce and communication needs," he said. First up is a 30-second ad that describes the enormous task postal workers perform, and ends with a simple question and response: Ever wonder what this costs you as a taxpayer? Not a single cent.

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