Publicly Released: May 12, 2014. While most states, on average, saw tourism spending decline 45% in 2020, South Dakota only declined by 18%. USPS is experiencing unprecedented volume increases and limited employee availability due to the impacts of COVID-19. While the ballot controversy is new, the financial problems are not. At a time where millions of Americans are out of work, it is telling that Democrats’ priority is to overhaul election law. This would eventually lead to significant tax and spending increases and the loss of existing coverage for millions and millions of Americans. Published: Sep 25, 2014. Posted by Clara Diaz on Monday, January 25th, 2021, 2:25 PM Follow @snolen_ok. USPS has continued to incur annual losses for at least a decade. Instead, it will shift the U.S. closer to a system of socialized healthcare. Democrats have reintroduced the “Raise the Wage Act,” legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour by 2025, more than doubling the current wage of $7.25/hour. Though one of the goals of the MFN is to end foreign freeloading, the proposal would instead surrender to foreign freeloading by basing U.S. prices on the prices of countries with socialist policies. others who put things in. Manufacturers have developed several highly effective COVID-19 vaccines at the fastest rate ever. In its annual fiscal report, released Wednesday, the USPS attributed more than $2 billion of the deficit to an "ongoing volume loss"—largely the result of fewer people using the government's mail system for sending letters—of 3.6 percent. Posted by Sheridan Nolen on Monday, January 25th, 2021, 6:21 PM From fiscal year (FY) 2007 through FY 2018, the USPS’s net losses totaled $69 billion. Further, USPS has missed $48.2 billion in required payments for postal retiree health and pension benefits as of September 30, 2018. Their counterparts in other state legislatures should follow suit in 2021. From 2007 through the 2019 fiscal year, the USPS lost $77 billion and it hasn’t contributed to its retiree health care fund since 2012. The full letter can be found here and a summary of points is below. Since then, it has lost $77.8 billion. It also invents a new regulation called “PASO,” an overbroad standard that asks whether political speech “promotes,” “attacks,” “supports,” or “opposes” a candidate or official. U.S. The Postal Service is now averaging about $5.5 billion in annual losses and within the last decade the Post Office endured over $47 billion in losses, a number that is only slated to grow. She is doing all of this despite the fact Kansans are struggling with a weak economy and uncertainty due to the pandemic. Published: May 11, 2016. And the annual expense associated with this requirement just doesn’t have much to do with the USPS’ financial troubles. Alternatively, if the Post Office were a private company it would have been bankrupt decades ago and a more efficient service would have taken its place. As a result, Congress is limited in its ability to conduct routine, necessary oversight.”, Posted by Matt Owens on Friday, January 22nd, 2021, 1:43 PM If her proposed budget is passed, the state’s sales tax will be applied to digital products and streaming services. Gov. As Postal Inspectors, we investigate these crimes and arrest the criminals. In fact, by keeping the state open, South Dakota’s tourism industry held its own over the course of the pandemic in comparison to other states. You won’t pay a penny more. USPS Posts Annual Loss, Though Revenue Rises Postal service recorded a net loss of $5.1 billion, compared with a loss of $5.5 billion in 2014 The U.S. Postal Service: Post Office Changes Suggest Cost Savings, but Improved Guidance, Data, and Analysis Can Inform Future Savings Efforts. Americans for Tax Reform urges President Biden to reverse his executive order canceling the Keystone XL pipeline permit. Government-mandated lockdowns in response to the pandemic have caused immense damage to the economy. Period.”, BIDEN: “And we can do it without raising taxes a single, solitary penny on working class and middle class families. With a rate of return of 5 percent, an HSA user can accumulate $600,000 over 40 years. If implemented, this legislation would eliminate millions of jobs, kill thousands of small businesses, and worsen the economic damage that COVID-19 has inflicted on the American economy. Postal Service reported Thursday a fiscal 2019 net loss that more than doubled $8.81 billion, from $3.91 billion a year ago. To help address this, USPS lowered its employee compensation costs—a significant part of its expenses—mostly by paying new employees less. This law would limit the member number to five, therefore including two Republicans, two Democrats, and one “independent” from a minor political party. 4) H.R. USPS closure looms as service faces $22 billion in losses over 18 months, compounded by decade-long financial instability ... equivalent to 8% of its annual revenue. Noem’s second bill is modeled after Executive Order 2020-16, which allowed South Dakota to recognize certain out-of-state healthcare licenses. 1 Would Suppress Free Speech. Here are five reasons why Biden’s decision to kill the Keystone XL pipeline is a terrible move. USPS finances improved this year, but not enough to offset $5 billion in losses, according to the Postal Service’s 2013 Annual Report to Congress.. SB 255 reduced this number dramatically, allowing fewer barriers to entry in competition across many industries. Because Gov. Published: May 7, 2020. The MFN would do nothing to stop foreign freeloading. Kristi Noem – one of 13 governors who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, a written commitment to taxpayers that she will oppose and veto any and all tax increases – reminded South Dakotans once again that there will be no tax increases under her watch. For example, USPS has been required to prefund its pension benefit liability over decades, and as shown in the table below, its pension liability is 94 percent funded. The value of the U.S. If someone were to purchase a digital book, video game, smartphone application, or magazine download, it would be taxed as well. 1” or” S. 1” is reserved for whatever bill is the biggest priority for the party that controls the House or Senate. USPS has lost $69 billion over the past 11 fiscal years—including $3.9 billion in fiscal year 2018. The bill expands the “stand by your ad” disclaimer in video advertisements, forcing organizations to identify their top five donors at the end of advertisements. 1 would make significant strides in stripping states of this power. There are criminals out there who take things out of your mailbox, and there are . At any one time, 4.5 million patients were waiting for hospital care. This policy would do nothing to help the economy recover or to help the country fight the Coronavirus pandemic. 1 is a dangerous piece of legislation. Nancy Pelosi’s $600-per-week unemployment payments discouraged Americans from going back to work, as 68 percent of Americans got paid more on unemployment than in the workplace. We substantiated $8 billion in savings and found USPS’s estimates ($9.7 billion in 2016-2018) may be overstated. Postal Service Board of Governors on Dec. 11 that the Postal Service’s loss for its fiscal year ended Sept. 30 was just $676 million, rather than the $1.35 billion that it had estimated earlier this year. Despite a solid 1.5 percent rise in revenue compared to last year, USPS reported an operating loss of $1.951 billion. The MFN will move America one step closer to a government run healthcare system. 1 Would Invalidate Numerous State Election Laws. Obhof has also helped protect Ohio taxpayers from aggressive tax increases, and found ways to trim burdens. Postal Service touches virtually every U.S. household and business and is critical to the national economy. Even with some reasons for optimism based on a strong performance from its Shipping and Package group, financial issues persist for the United States Postal Service. This law would implement a “public file” requirement for any person or organization spending over $500 in a calendar year, forcing them to identify the name, address, and contact information of ad sponsors that are not candidates or with the campaign. Postal Service has over 31,000 retail facilities—a network reaching into almost every community in the nation. Kelly’s budget also codifies an Internet Sales Tax that she was previously pushing to collect unconstitutionally (using legislation that did not comply with the Supreme Court’s Wayfair v. South Dakota decision). Given the $1.5 billion dollar losses posted in the previous quarter, 2015 could be the 9 th consecutive year USPS has suffered multi-billion dollar losses. Under Obhof’s leadership, the Senate enacted multiple occupational licensing reforms. According to USPS's data, its workforce declined during this period from approximately 796,000 to 618,000 employees, or by about 22 percent. ATR applauds Representative Budd’s efforts to expand HSAs so that Americans can save, invest, and spend healthcare dollars tax free. The Senate put in the hard work of adjusting the bill over nearly two years, which led to its overwhelming passage. Follow @snolen_ok. In FY2019, its expenses were nearly $80 billion while revenues were $71 billion, resulting in a loss of almost $9 billion. The U.S. Sen. Obhof led on regulatory reform that would prevent the growth of the regulatory state, and eliminate 30% of state regulations currently in place. America is a leader of high-paying pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs and medical innovation is a key driver of job creation. However, current law does not address what would happen if USPS misses those payments. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 2014. It is incumbent on anyone arguing that research supports the opposite conclusion to explain why most of the studies are wrong.". As the letter notes: “CMMI and the MFN violate Article I of the Constitution, which gives Congress, not the executive branch the authority to make law. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 2017. Posted by John Kartch on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021, 2:05 PM Posted by Tom Hebert on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021, 3:00 PM As troubling as such massive losses are, the more troubling fact is the USPS machine is able to push on despite the overwhelming lack of fiscal accountability. Posted by Isabelle Morales on Friday, January 22nd, 2021, 12:00 PM 3) H.R. The net loss for the year was $8.8 billion, an increase in net loss of $4.9 billion compared to 2018. U.S. An Essential . “We greatly expanded telehealth in 2020. Public Service. Postal Service's (USPS) financial condition continues to deteriorate as a result of trends including:Declining mail volume : First-Class Mail—USPS's most profitable product—continues to decline in volume as communications and payments migrate to electronic alternatives. Since March, people have used tech services like these more than 70,000 times in South Dakota’s Medicaid program alone,” explained Governor Noem. The rest was the result of increasing payments for pensions and retiree health benefits. U.S. PERMALINK. Unfortunately, losses are the rule rather than the exception for the agency. H.R. Kansas currently has the 8th highest combined state and average local sales tax rate in the country, sitting at 8.69%. Page intentionally left blank. This even includes any communication an organization makes on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, including paid staffers managing the platforms. Postal Service: Expanding Nonpostal Products and Services at Retail Facilities Could Result in Benefits, but May Have Limited Viability. Comprehensive legislative reform and additional cost-cutting measures are needed for the U.S. The issue is whether the use of the property by the group is an exempt or nonexempt purpose. U.S. Published: May 12, 2014. U.S. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 2014. Published: Aug 31, 2018. The USPS booked positive cash flow of nearly $2 billion in the nine months ending June 30, up from $1.3 billion in the same period a year ago. Postal Service: Key Considerations for Restoring Fiscal Sustainability. Postal Service (USPS) has funded its liabilities varies due to different statutory funding requirements specific to each benefit program and USPS's financial means to make payments. Ultimately, raising the wage to $15/hour would harm businesses and workers all across the country and exacerbate the economic damage caused by COVID-19. year 2019, the Postal Service recorded a net loss of $8 8 billion Revenues continue to be pressured by the ongoing erosion of mail volumes Because mail services account for nearly 63 percent of our revenues, this ongoing decline puts significant financial strain on the Under this rule, a president could appoint a Bernie Sanders-style “independent” to serve as the fifth member of the FEC. ", NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS: “That’s a promise?”, BIDEN: “That’s a guarantee. Postal Service's Monopolies, VIDEO: The Watchdog Report Podcast Goes on Location to Discuss the U.S. Postal Service lost $8.8 billion in fiscal 2019, more than doubling its losses from the previous year. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 2020. “As freedom-loving Americans from around the country continue moving to South Dakota, we can address workforce shortages by recognizing the good work that they did in other states and welcoming them to continue their work by serving South Dakotans,” she explained. Nearly 2 million Kansans use digital streaming services. Americans for Tax Reform encourages governors and lawmakers in other states to follow Oklahoma’s lead by enacting similar clarification legislation protecting churches and other places of worship from unjust and incorrect property tax assessments. This has resulted in South Dakota having one of the strongest economies coming out of the pandemic. 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We will not share your email address with any outside group. With 2020 coming to an end, now-former Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof has left a conservative legacy on a broad section of issues, from education, and criminal justice, to tax and regulatory policy. The Cold Hard Truth About Parcel Accountability Every year, companies spend massive amounts of money on parcel shipping with … Clarification legislation here would provide property tax assessors more guidance as they do their work and significantly reduce the possibility that a church could lose its property tax exempt status under state law for allowing a homeschool group to use its property. U.S. To fight the coronavirus, Gov. 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The financial outlook for the United States Postal Service (USPS) remains dim, with this week’s announcement that it incurred a record net loss of $15.9 billion for fiscal year 2012, compared to a $5.1 billion loss in fiscal year 2011.. The only silver lining is that the loss was below the red-ink tsunami of $15.9 billion in 2012. On criminal justice reform, the Obhof-led Senate saw passage of a significant drug sentencing reform bill, SB3. Instead of looking for ways to boost Kansas’ economy during the recession by cutting taxes and reducing government spending, Gov. Published: Jan 21, 2016. Postal Service (USPS) estimates of delivery mode costs and potential savings from converting to less costly modes show that door-to-door delivery is much more costly than delivery to a curbside or centralized mailbox and that USPS could achieve large savings by mandating large-scale conversions from door delivery to other modes. In addition to the EPA’s recent bungles, the U.S. While a $15 federal minimum wage would be a disaster in normal times, the impact during a global pandemic would be another slap in the face to businesses all across the country. The annual losses the post office has reported since fiscal 2007 have ranged from a low of $2.8 billion in 2008 to a high of $15.9 billion in 2012. Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report Fiscal Year 2020 Comprehensive Statement on Postal Service Operations Fiscal Year 2020 Performance Report Fiscal Year 2021 Performance Plan. It would also lead to health care rationing, which occurs in other nations that have socialized health care, such as Canada and the United Kingdom. The Pandemic Healthcare Access Act increases healthcare access choice and cuts taxes for American families. The results marked the 13th consecutive year the mailing agency lost … Anyone making less than $400,000 will not see a penny in taxes raised. Under current law, the FEC is comprised of a six-member bipartisan committee: three Republicans and three Democrats. The need for free market policies that promote American medical innovation is clear. In the past 11 years, USPS’s revenue hasn’t covered its costs. Over 60 percent of business closures during the pandemic are now permanent. This served as a blessing particularly for low income residents as licensing fees and costs of education can keep those eager to compete out of the game entirely. “The taxes that we do have to fund state government are stable and predictable. The fact is the USPS receives roughly $18 billion in taxpayer-backed subsidies annually yet is still failing. The U.S. In the UK for instance, there was a shortage of 10,000 doctors and 43,000 nurses in 2019, with 9 in 10 managers in the National Health Service saying that having too few doctors and nurses presents a danger to patients. Noem issued a number of emergency orders that removed government barriers to quality care. Noem has also made expanding access to health care a top priority for the 2021 legislative session. We highlighted several approaches to... USPS faces unsustainable financial challenges. https://www.pbs.org/.../u-s-postal-service-marks-11-straight-years-of-financial- Publicly Released: Feb 7, 2017. Published: Apr 29, 2016. The proposal imports foreign price controls into America’s healthcare system, which will harm medical innovation and the development of new medicines. Noem, this pro-taxpayer, bro-business record will not be changing anytime soon. If it makes no more payments, the Office of Personnel Management projects the fund will be depleted in fiscal year 2030. If the fund is depleted, USPS would be required by law to make the payments necessary to cover its share of health benefits premiums for postal retirees. Thanks to Gov. Publicly Released: Jan 21, 2016. The U.S. Postal Service this week continued its long tradition of hemorrhaging money. Rather than pushing policies that will help the economy recover, the top priority for Congressional Democrats is legislation that will dramatically alter the American political system and consolidate power in the hands of the Left. U.S. The loss of the surcharge is expected to cut an additional $500 million from revenue in the current quarter and reduce USPS’s annual revenue by nearly $2 billion. U.S. A promise. We also do not have a personal property tax or an inheritance tax,” explained Gov. The signatories urge this proposal to be withdrawn. 1) H.R. Foreign price controls will cause less medical innovation and result in fewer new treatments and cures. While countless Kansans have been forced to spend more time at home, they have looked to digital streaming services and other digital products as a source of entertainment. There is 0% chance @OhioSenateGOP will raise income taxes,” Obhof tweeted last year in response to progressive groups. Article I Section IV of the U.S. Constitution empowers states to determine the “Times, Places and Manner of holding elections…” H.R. There is little or no negotiation between foreign government and manufacturers which often forces innovators to accept lower prices in a “take-it-or-leave it” proposition. Follow @tomhebertdc. Revenue and mail volume is basically flat, but the USPS' operating expenses are out of control. If the U.S. had the same price controls utilized by foreign countries, we would have many fewer innovative cures available to patients today. PERMALINK U.S. We have no personal income tax. This 800 page bill is packed with alarming proposals that should be rejected by Congress. The Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund pays most of the costs. This marks 13 years of consecutive losses for the USPS, totaling $77.8 billion. This Democrat power grab should be rejected. As demand for some mail products has declined, USPS has been unable to cover its costs as it is required to do—putting it on our High Risk list. The U.S. ANNUAL REPORT 2018 | 5 • • • Enforcing the 200 federal statutes that deal with postal crime make up our second area of focus. (AP Photo) The United States Postal Service (USPS) lost $5.5 billion last year. Here are five reasons to oppose H.R. PERMALINK The USPS’s ability to lose over half a billion dollars in just three months would almost be impressive if it wasn’t a detriment to American taxpayers. Because of the government mandate that says HSAs are only available when paired with a high deductible health plan (HDHP), hundreds of millions of Americans do not have access to an HSA. PERMALINK A $15 minimum wage would especially harm low-skilled, younger, less educated workers. A “Netflix tax” would affect millions of taxpayers in Kansas, considering virtually everyone uses digital products and streaming services – especially during the pandemic. Excluding losses so far this year, the USPS last had a surplus in 2006. As stated in GAO’s 2019 High-Risk update, USPS faces financial challenges that include the following: USPS Unfunded Liabilities and Debt as a Percentage of USPS Revenue, Fiscal Years 2007 through 2018. HSAs offer triple tax benefits to users – contributions made are tax free, interest and investment are earned tax free, and payments made to qualifying health expenses are tax free. Kelly wants to impose a sales tax that capitalizes on Kansans just trying to stay safe at home through the pandemic. Posted by Americans for Tax Reform on Friday, January 22nd, 2021, 9:45 AM VeriShip Resources. In 2019, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that a nationwide $15 minimum wage would cost at least 1.3 million American jobs, and could cost as many as 3.7 million at the high end. Postal Service (USPS) had largely completed Post Office Structure Plan's (POStPlan) implementation prior to a 2014 POStPlan arbitration decision and expected millions in cost savings. Chart 1. Each Congress, “H.R. The U.S. We should be pursuing policies that help create more of these jobs, rather than policies that threaten existing jobs. The first bill is based on Executive Order 2020-07, which increased access to telemedicine. That is the eighth annual loss in a row and the third-highest ever. This bill offers low income scholarships to underserved communities. Postal Service: Additional Guidance Needed to Assess Effect of Changes to Employee Compensation. PERMALINK. In order to move forward with any prosecution of alleged campaign violations or investigations, the FEC needs four votes. If USPS does not make any more payments for retiree health benefits, the fund supporting these benefits is projected by the Office of Personnel Management to be depleted in fiscal year 2030. No wonder it ranks second best in the Tax Foundation’s 2021 Business Tax Climate Index. The Watchdog Report Podcast Goes on Location to Discuss the U.S. The issue at hand is not whether a group using the property is a for-profit or nonprofit organization. I guarantee you -- my word as a Biden -- no one making less than $400,000 will pay a single penny more in taxes, not a penny.”, BIDEN: “I’m not going to raise taxes on anyone who makes less than $400,000 a year. The Postal Service is now averaging about $5.5 billion in annual losses and within the last decade the Post Office endured over $47 billion in losses, a number that is only slated to grow. By contrast, other developed countries had a fraction of these new cures. Posted by Sheridan Nolen on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021, 4:52 PM By accommodating these homeschool groups, the letter-writer accused the churches of violating the IRS’s 501(c)(3) income tax exemption, thereby jeopardizing not only their nonprofit status but also making them vulnerable to property tax liability. ATR opposes this legislation and urges Congress to reject the Raise the Wage Act. Published: Feb 7, 2017. Follow @edtarnowski. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 2016. Sadly, there is little motivation for efficiency or accountability when government bureaucrats know they have an $18 billion dollar taxpayer-sewn safety net to catch them. MCM staff December 11, 2002 . Gov. Published: Nov 13, 2014. Controllable loss for the year was $3.4 billion, an increase of $1.5 billion compared to the prior year. All this red ink has flowed despite USPS’s aggressive move  into the parcel delivery business. Specifically, under POStPlan, USPS planned to reduce hours at about 13,000 post offices (from 8- to 2-, 4-, or 6-hours of retail service a day) and to staff them with employees less costly than postmasters.... From fiscal years 2006 through 2013, the U.S. We found USPS overestimated its cost savings from these efforts. I guarantee you.”, BIDEN: “I’m not going to raise taxes on anyone who makes less than $400,000 a year.”, BIDEN: “Under my plan, if you make less than $400,000 -- I guarantee you are not going to pay a penny more in taxes.”, BIDEN: “First of all, I guarantee you, a promise -- I’ve never broken my word -- anyone making less than $400,000 will not see one single penny in their tax raised.”, BIDEN: “You have my word, if you make less than $400,000 a year, you won’t pay a penny more in taxes.”, BIDEN: “Under my plan, if you make less than $400,000 a year, you are not gonna pay a penny in additional taxes.”, BIDEN: “I give you my word as a Biden, if you make less than $400,000 -- if I’m elected President -- you are not gonna see a penny of your taxes go up. The MFN is being proposed through CMMI, an agency created by Obamacare. Publicly Released: May 11, 2016. With a House chamber in turmoil following an FBI investigation of one speaker, and forcing his resignation, which only gave way to Larry Householder and his ensuing mass bribery scandal, the Ohio Senate has had to often stand alone in putting taxpayers first. Postal Service: Financial Challenges Continue. If the left is successful, one in three tipped workers could lose their job. U.S. To make matters worse, under this law, a president could also pick the Chairman of the FEC, all but ensuring total presidential control of the Commission. USPS closure looms as service faces $22 billion in losses over 18 months, compounded by decade-long financial instability ... equivalent to 8 percent of their annual revenue. Noem’s leadership and commitment to protecting taxpayers makes South Dakota one of the most promising places for investment in the nation. This innovation accounts for 800,000 direct jobs and over 4 million jobs when indirect and economically induced jobs are taking into account. 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