White House floating compromise on postal overhaul bill
Government Executive and click here to view the laundry list of amendments to HR 22- our favorite? no contest: 'Strickland #1: Expresses the sense of Congress that a commemorative stamp should be issued by the Postal Service honoring Dean Martin, and that the Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend to the Postmaster General that such a stamp be issued.'
Letter Carrier Union Chiefs Back Reform Bill in Letter to Congress
via Postcom.org. Also on the Postcom site: 'The House bill is expected to go before the Rules Committee Monday night as the prelude to full House floor consideration. The odds-makers are betting that H.R. 22 will pass. This, then, would set the stage for consideration of a 'companion' bill, S. 662, in the U.S. Senate. Consideration on the Senate floor, however, is not expected before Congress leaves for its August recess.'