Archive for October 13th, 2011

Video: Issa’s “bailout” talk is “right wing fear mongering garbage”

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

October 13th, 2011 at 2:04 pm

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Highlights of GAO Report

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

October 13th, 2011 at 12:52 pm

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Markup (legislation)

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Markup (also mark up or mark-up) refers to the process by which a U.S. congressional committee or state legislative session debates, amends, and rewrites proposed legislation.

via Markup (legislation) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

For those following the USPS interests in Congress today, this is a good, brief overview of what a Markup is.

Currently watching a live stream of H.R. 2309 Postal Reform Act – Full Committee Markup here http://tinyurl.com/3fpw9x3

Written by Lisa.Bowes

October 13th, 2011 at 12:02 pm

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PostalOne! Scheduled Outages

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PostalOne!® Maintenance Outage: There will be a PostalOne! outage during the scheduled maintenance window Sunday, October 16, 2011, 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT. PostalOne! application, including MAIL.XML web services, will be unavailable for internal and external users from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT during this outage.

In addition, the scheduled maintenance window, Sunday Oct 23, 2011 and Sunday, Oct 30, 2011 from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT may be used for critical tasks in preparation for Release 28.0 deployment which will result in a PostalOne! outage. Future communication will provide exact start and end times of outages expected during those maintenance windows.

PostalOne! Release 28.0: Please be advised the deployment of PostalOneRelease 28.0 scheduled for Sunday Nov 6, 2011 will require a longer maintenance window outside the normal scheduled maintenance window of 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT.  The exact outage time will be communicated as soon as finalized but not later than Oct 21, 2011.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

October 13th, 2011 at 11:28 am

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Story on GAO report ignores the OTHER $50 billion – postalnews blog

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This morning the Washington Post reports that the Government Accountability Office will announce later today that it does not believe the US Postal Service has been overcharged by as much as $75 million for employee pensions. This despite the findings of the Postal Regulatory Commission, the Postal Service inspector general and two independent accounting firms that the USPS had indeed been overcharged.

via Story on GAO report ignores the OTHER $50 billion – postalnews blog.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

October 13th, 2011 at 8:58 am

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