NAPS – Congress Should Move Ahead to Assure the Long-Term Vitality of the Nation’s Postal System

The authors of the previous Congress’ legislation and NAPS believe three factors conspired to undermine the finances and operations of the Postal Service: the evolving composition of the mail mix, the debilitating impact of the 2006 congressional requirement to prefund future retiree health benefits and the lingering after-effects of the 2007-2008 recession.