Carper, Issa Issue Joint Statement On Future Of Postal Service Reform

Jan 03, 2013 -- 6:00pm

The 112th Congress wasn’t able to reach a consensus on a bill that would allow the U.S. Postal Service to update its business model. That means reforming the Postal Service before it goes bankrupt will be just one item the 113th Congress will have to take up.

In a joint statement, Delaware Senator Tom Carper, the chair of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, and his counterpart in the House, Republican Darrell Issa of California, say Congress remains committed to reform the Postal Service so it can survive in the 21st century. They described how many businesses rely on the Postal Service to communicate with customers.

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