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Help Save the U.S. Postal Service

http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Political-Action-Legislation/Help-Save-the-U.S.-Postal-Service

Do you care about keeping post offices open, ensuring Saturday delivery for years to come and stopping proposals to lay off postal workers?

Please sign a petition to support a bill that would end the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) pre-fund 75 years of retiree health care benefits. 

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) filed legislation to end this requirement. The legislation that forces the requirement, passed by Congress in 2006, is unprecedented, as no other private or public entity has to meet such a standard. That requirement is the key factor driving Postal Service deficits and defaults and has led to proposals to en...