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Postal News Roundup

How a Major Postal Overhaul Nearly Made its Way into the Cromnibus

Lawmakers attempted a last-minute maneuver to include a major overhaul of the U.S. Postal Service in the spending bill that averted a government shutdown, but several Senate Democrats objected and stymied the effort.

Congresswoman in Talks with USPS Over 911 Policy

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has spoken with leaders “at the highest level” of the USPS about a policy that instructs employees to first call security when they witness a medical emergency—not 911.