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Post & Parcel: Appropriations Committee Votes for Amendment to Restore Mail Delivery Standards
The amendment has been welcomed by the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), whose President Mark Dimondstein said: “This is great step forward for postal workers and our customers – big and small.

Bloomberg: Congress Denies Board of Governors a Quorum
Sanders is blocking the two Republicans—Miller because he wants to privatize the Postal Service, and Barnett because of his ties to the payday loan industry. Sanders is also opposed to Crawford, who’s proposed cutting home delivery and instead allowing people to receive scanned copies of their letters electronically, as they do in Switzerland.

BNA: Labor Supporters on Sanders 
“The movement behind the Sanders campaign underscores that working people want and deserve better than what they’re getting,” American Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein told Bloomberg BNA via e-mail June 9.