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Legislative Leadership

2016 LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Held on March 12 - 16, 2016
Washington, DC

A Message from National Retiree President Clara

      Bittersweet Moment:

I failed to notice the exact hour, but it was about 3:20 pm on Monday, March 14, 2016, when the National NAPUS President Tony Leonardi dropped the gavel that adjourned forever the NAPUS Legislative/Leadership Conferences as we have known them. Just one year shy of half a century, NAPUS Postmasters have flocked to our nation's capital annually to champion the betterment of Postmasters and the Post Office Department/United States Postal Service. According to NAPUS: A Century of Service 1898-1998, page 133:"The first NAPUS Chapter Officers' Conference was April 18-19, 1967, at the International Inn, Washington, DC." It was also 1967 when President Lyndon Johnson informed Congress he would recommend a substantial pay raise for federal employees (which included postmasters), and he also asked Congress to raise postal rates by $700 million a year. Both proposals, which were of great interest to Postmasters, would become subjects of bitter controversy in Congress. Through the last 49 years, many things have changed, some things remain the same.

Links

Please click the links below to find your Congressional representative and to register for the conference.

US Senate website

US House website

Illinois in the 114th Congress (1st Session)[xls]

Illinois in the 114th Congress Members and their Districts (1st Session)[xls]


IL Napus Expense Voucher--electronic form  

IL NAPUS Expense Voucher [PDF]

 Register online for the Legislative Conference at www.napus.org