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Postal News Roundup

Legislation Introduced to Privatize Air Traffic Control - “Legislation was introduced in the House today to formally privatize the FAA’s air traffic control system, something that President Trump recently said he wanted to see happen. The 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2997) is a six year reauthorization bill of the Federal Aviation Administration.”

To Reduce Urban Inequality, Reconsider Unions

City Lab - “Cities have become simmering cauldrons of economic inequality, especially after the Great Recession. In his new book, Richard Florida writes that this condition is at the heart of what he calls the “New Urban Crisis,” and suggests fixes in the form of equitable housing, tax, infrastructure, and anti-poverty policies. But there’s another solution, now largely overlooked, that has helped reduce gross inequality in the past: collective bargaining.”

Postal workers want home delivery restored

St. Albert Gazette - Canada -“The Canadian Union of Postal Workers hasn’t given up on restoring door-to-door mail delivery in St. Albert. CUPW Edmonton president Nancy Dodsworth was at city council recently to ask council to support the recommendations that came out of a recent postal review conducted by the standing committee on government operations and estimates.”