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ADVISORY: Cummings to Testify Before Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs About the Challenges Facing the U.S. Postal Service

Feb 11, 2013
Press Release

Washington, DC—On Wednesday, February 13, 2013, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, will testify before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs about the challenges facing the U.S. Postal Service.

Last week, the U.S. Postal Service announced its intention to stop Saturday  mail delivery in August.  On February 8, the Postal Service announced it lost $1.3 billion during the first quarter of fiscal year 2013.  Cummings introduced H.R. 2967, the Innovate to Deliver Act, during the last Congress to enhance the long-term profitability of the Postal Service through expanded innovation, operational flexibility, workforce realignment, and regulatory relief. 

WHO:             Rep. Elijah E. Cummings
WHAT:           Testimony at Hearing on “Solutions to the Crisis Facing the U.S. Postal Service”
WHEN:          Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 10:00 am
WHERE:        Dirksen Senate Office Building 342

This hearing will be streamed lived on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs website.  You can view the live stream on Wednesday by clicking here.

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113th Congress