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Can The U.S. Post Office Be Turned Around?

March 15, 2024

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For the first time in nearly two years, the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Board of Governors (BOG) is poised to add a new member. On February 29, President Biden announced that he was nominating former Labor Secretary Marty Walsh to serve on the board.

Two BOG seats have been vacant since December and lawmakers have urged President Biden to hasten the nomination process and push for postal reform. Given the USPS’ soaring labor costs, nominating a union official such as Walsh to a postal leadership role presents significant risks. However, labor groups such as the American Postal Workers Union have some sensible ideas for America’s mail carrier to reduce costs, and Walsh can help bring these promising proposals to the table. It’ll take a variety of perspectives to keep the USPS delivering for taxpayers and consumers

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