Opinions

Federal officials, industry leaders and top academic minds weigh in on the most important federal operations topics of the day.

The United States parcel disservice
Mail services have become a secondary issue for the government enterprise based on its financial losses and poor operational performance.
In this Aug. 18, 2020, file photo, mail delivery vehicles are parked outside a post office in Boys Town, Neb.
The delusion of postal profits
The USPS has lost more than a billion dollars annually during the last 14 consecutive years, and in 2020, USPS was $9.2 billion in the red.
Insider trading by members of Congress may be difficult to prove
There are two different provisions of law that could apply to the trading activity of senators and congressional staff. Members of Congress and staff could run afoul of either or both of these laws. But proving a violation and convicting them is not likely.
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