Voting by mail and the next election meltdown

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With control of the House and Senate at stake in next week’s midterms, any election that is close is likely to be contested.  Arcane postal matters, like USPS postmark policies and service standards, could take center stage in a bitter fight to the finish.

New book shows & tells the story of Wisconsin’s New Deal murals


During the 1930s and 40s, under the New Deal, the United States Government commissioned over 1,100 murals for the embellishment of post offices nationwide. Wisconsin received 35 of these murals. A new book, Wisconsin Post Office Murals, by David W. Gates Jr., shows and tells the elusive and often overlooked story of their existence.  The book follows on Gates’ earlier guidebook … Read More

Community and Postal Workers United Summer 2019 newsletter


The Community and Postal Workers United (CPWU) Summer 2019 newsletter has articles about the successful effort to save the Seattle Central District Post Office, a rally tisane the West Linn, OR Post Office, and the fight against the Postal Service’s shift to cluster boxes.  Read the newsletter here.