March 9, 2022
Amanda Kliegl, Vice President of PR
PRINTING United Alliance
Passed Tuesday evening, the bill awaits signature from President Biden to be signed into law, marking the first piece of major postal reform legislation that has been passed in more than 15 years
Fairfax, Virginia — PRINTING United Alliance, the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the U.S., applauds the U.S. Senate for its bipartisan approval and passage of the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022. This essential legislation ensures that the United States Postal Service can continue to serve as a critical component of America’s infrastructure, bringing goods, supplies, medicines, and more to every address in America reliably and affordably. The bill now goes to the White House to be signed into law by President Biden.
This bipartisan legislation provides relief to the United States Postal Service from a 2006 law requiring it to set aside funds for retiree health benefits 75 years in advance, as well as codify a six-day delivery schedule for most mail, among other significant considerations.
PRINTING United Alliance has partnered with major postal organizations such as Keep US Posted, The Package Coalition, The Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service (C21), and more, which have been working diligently to advocate for this critical legislation, which benefits not only Alliance members, but the printing industry at large.
“The passage of the Senate of this major piece of postal reform legislation is a victory not just for the printing community, but for households and businesses around the country,” says Ford Bowers, CEO, PRINTING United Alliance. “Critical steps to ensure the long-term success of the USPS have come to fruition with the passage of the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022, and we couldn’t be more pleased to see the advancement and major step forward. We eagerly await President Biden’s signature to officially be signed into law.”
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About PRINTING United Alliance
PRINTING United Alliance is the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States, comprised of the vast communities which it represents. The Alliance serves industry professionals across market segments with preeminent education, training, workshops, events, research, government and legislative representation, safety, and environmental sustainability guidance, as well as resources from the leading media company in the industry – NAPCO Media. Now a division of PRINTING United Alliance, Idealliance is the global leader in standards training and certification for printing and graphic arts operations across the entire industry supply chain.
PRINTING United Alliance also produces the PRINTING United Expo, the most influential days in printing. The expansive display of technology and supplies, education, programming, and services are showcased to the industry at large, and represents all market segments in one easily accessed place.