District 5 Report

4th. Quarter Report of 2018

Greetings Brothers and Sisters,

 Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas with your love ones and wish each and every one a Happy and healthy New Year.

2018 is coming to an end, and the midterm elections results the Democrats got control of the house but the Republicans still control the senate.

Privatization of the United States Postal Service is wrong.  We need to pay attention what is going on in congress and one way to help out is by calling 202-224-3121 to tell your Member of Congress and Senators , NO to the Privatization of the U. S. Postal Service.     

The COP meeting will be held in Denton, TX January 25-26, 2019 Embassy Suites, 3100 Town Center Trail, 76201 telephone (940) 243 3799 see you there.

To all Branch Presidents and Congressional Liaisons the Congressional schedule is set; the lobby trip is scheduled for February 24-28, 2019.  All Branch Presidents and / or their appointed members are welcome to attend. All expenses for non-LCCLs will be borne by the branch.           

The PAC fund is used to help those candidates that will support our issues in order for us to stay strong and to head in the right direction. We need to continue to sign carriers for the Letter Carrier Political Fund.  Contact Carlos Rodriguez (956)455-2540, Homer Hernandez (210)744-2602 or Luis A. Palacios (956) 645 1062 to sign you up for the Letter Carrier Political Fund.

House Res. 993 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization.

Cosponsors H. Res. 993- 115th Congress (2017-2018) 239 Cosponsors

From Texas

Rep. Vela, Filemon (D-TX- 34)

Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente (D-TX -15)

Rep. Green, Gene (D-TX-29)

Rep. Castro, Joaquin (D-TX-20)

Rep. Doggett, Lloyd (D-TX-35)

Rep. O’Rourke, Beto (D-TX-16)

Rep. Veasey, Marc A. (D-TX-33)

Rep. Jackson Lee, Shella (D-TX-18)

Rep. Green, Al (D-TX-9)

District 5 meeting will be March 30, 2019 in San Antonio.

For information about House resolutions go into the NALC app.,  government affairs,  bill tracker and you be able to see the 3 HRES 15,28, 31 need your support.

To all Br. Presidents of District 5 can you email your telephone number and let me know when you all have your monthly meeting so I can attend one of your meetings. 

In Unionism,

Luis A Palacios
District 5 Board Member
(956) 645-1062