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An update on the postal panic of 2012

May 18, 2012 Civic Beat By Charlene LaVoie The Senate has acted. On April 25, by a vote of 62-37, the Senate adopted Senate Bill 1789 — the 21st Century Postal Service Act. This legislation addresses many of the issues faced by the U.S. Postal Service, but it is limited in other ways. Highlights of 21st Century Postal Service Act Senate Bill 1789 include: Prevents immediate closing of 252 mail-processing ce ...

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May Day and every day is Law Day

May 4, 2012 The Civic Beat By Charlene LaVoie In 1958, the American Bar Association proposed that May 1 be designated as Law Day as the peaceful answer to the traditional May Day military displays in Communist countries, particularly the former Soviet Union. President Dwight Eisenhower agreed and thus, the Law Day tradition was born.  In 1961, a Congressional resolution pronounced Law Day as a way for Ameri ...

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