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Daily Archives: February 6th, 2013

Postal workers denounce Patrick Donahoe’s scheme to end Saturday mail delivery

Excerpt: Earlier today, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe (who seems to thinks his job at the United States Postal Service is Dismantler-in-Chief, as opposed to chief executive) announced that he and his subordinates have unilaterally decided to end Saturday mail delivery to U.S. homes and businesses as of August 5th, 2013… without congressional approval. Federal law has […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security, Public Planning
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President Obama picks REI CEO Sally Jewell to serve as the next Secretary of the Interior

Excerpt: Great news from our nation’s capital this morning: At an event in the White House’s State Dining Room, President Barack Obama announced that he has chosen Washington’s Sally Jewell to serve as the Secretary of the Department of the Interior. Jewell, fifty-seven, is currently the chief executive officer of Recreational Equipment Incorporated, better known as […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Our Environment, Public Service
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