Documents Show ‘Cozy’ Relationship Between Amazon-Backed Lobbyists And USPS Regulator

By Art Benavidez (Washington, DC Business Daily)

Feb 23, 2022

As the U.S. Senate prepares to consider bipartisan, yet controversial postal reform legislation, document disclosures show what a government watchdog calls a “cozy” relationship between the independent regulator of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and the lobbyists working to shape the legislation favorably for their clients.

The Functional Government Initiative (FGI) has stated they initiated numerous Freedom of Information Act requests to examine how USPS and its shareholders are countering competition from the private sector, carrying out efforts to eliminate contraband from its service, and dealing with rising retiree health costs.

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