Legislative Info

1. Federal/postal employees and retirees remain in the crosshairs of potential budget cuts that could be costly to pocketbooks. The Republican tax cut package unveiled on Wednesday will be financed, in part, by spending cuts made throughout the FY 2018 federal budget, including ones to federal workforce benefits. How big a hit federal/postal benefits may …

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House Committee Leaders Introduce Bipartisan Postal Reform Legislation

Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee leaders introduced H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017. The bill addresses unfunded liabilities of the United States Postal Service (USPS), makes reforms to keep mailing costs affordable for consumers, and encourages innovation, all without additional borrowing capacity from the U.S. taxpayer. Please see link below for …

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Important Message on current Legislative Issues

Recently, NAPS requested its members contact their elected officials regarding protecting CSRS employees from increases in premiums they face starting in January 2017. The letter to send in can be found here. These retirees will see an increase of 10 percent in their Medicare Part B premiums. At this time when members of Congress and the …

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