Posted inEconomic Security, Policy Topics, Public Planning

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

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 […]

Posted inOur Environment, Policy Topics, Public Service

President Obama picks REI CEO Sally Jewell to serve as the next Secretary of the Interior

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 […]