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NAPS Chat

By Bob Levi

NAPS Chat is a weekly podcast intended to inform NAPS members and others interested in the U.S. Postal Service about the latest legislative and political goings-on within our nation’s capital. Hosted by NAPS Director of Legislative and Political Affairs Bob Levi.

  1. 1.
    Episode 110 January 15 2021 -- "Postal Slander at Rally, Postal Performance, and Presidential & Congressional Postal Advice" -- with NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts01/15/2021
    29:13
  2. 2.
    Episode 109 January 8 2021 -- "The First Week of January at the Capitol and a Visit With Congressman Jason Crow (D-CO)" 01/07/2021
    18:52
  3. 3.
    Episode 108 December 24 2020 -- "The Postal Market and a New Postage System" with Mark Fallon, President & CEO of the Berkshire Company12/25/2020
    30:24
  4. 4.
    Episode 107 December 18 2020 -- "A Visit With Postmaster General Benjamin Franklin" 12/18/2020
    18:24
  5. 5.
    Episode 106 December 11 2020 -- "Anticipating the Next EAS Pay Talks" -- with NAPS Secretary Treasurer Chuck Mulidore 12/11/2020
    24:59
  6. 6.
    Episode 105 December 4 2020 -- "Choosing a New Health Plan During FEHBP Open Season" with Jay Friske of the Office of Personnel Management 12/04/2020
    28:36
  7. 7.
    Episode 104 November 26 2020 -- "A Conversation with Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney" 11/26/2020
    29:27
  8. 8.
    Episode 103 November 20 2020 -- "USPS Rural Importance and the Missouri Election Experience" with Rep. Sam Graves of Missouri11/20/2020
    21:23
  1. 9.
    Episode 102 November 13, 2020 -- "The USPS National Election Task Force and Me" with NAPS National President Brian Wagner11/13/2020
    25:25
  2. 10.
    Episode 101 November 6 2020 -- "Election Fallout" with NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts11/06/2020
    29:49
  3. 11.
    Episode 100 October 30 2020 -- "Operations, Transparency and Transition -- Elections and the USPS" with Dan Blair, senior counselor for the Center for Presidential Transition 10/29/2020
    31:18
  4. 12.
    Episode 99 October 23 2020 -- "Election 2020 and the Future of the Postal Service" with Tom Davis, former chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform10/23/2020
    25:56
  5. 13.
    Episode 98 October 16 2020 -- "Court Rulings, Public Postal Perception, and Congress " with Ivan Butts, NAPS Executive Vice President10/16/2020
    27:01
  6. 14.
    Episode 97 October 9 2020 -- "Polling the 2020 Election and the Postal Service" with Political Consultant Mark Mellman 10/08/2020
    25:27
  7. 15.
    Episode 96 October 2 2020 -- "The Postal Service, the Election, and the Courts"10/02/2020
    22:13
  8. 16.
    Episode 95 September 25 2020 -- "Congressional Operations During a Crisis & Advcocacy During COVID-19" with Kevin Fogarty, chief of staff to Rep. Peter King09/25/2020
    25:17
  9. 17.
    Episode 94 September 18 2020 -- "A Visit with Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Florida" 09/18/2020
    20:35
  10. 18.
    Episode 93 September 11 2020 -- "More Postal Tumult" with NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts09/11/2020
    25:23
  11. 19.
    Episode 92 September 4 2020 -- "Combatting Postal Partisanship and Promoting Postal Relief" -- With Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)09/03/2020
    21:02
  12. 20.
    Episode 91 August 28 2020 -- "Postal Leadership Under the Congressional Spotlight" with Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence of the House Oversight & Reform Committee08/27/2020
    26:06
  13. 21.
    Episode 90 August 21 2020 -- "Postal Service Under Siege" with Christopher Shaw, author of the book, "Preserving the People's Post Office" 08/20/2020
    23:50
  14. 22.
    Episode 89 August 14 2020 -- "Political Hatchet Job on the USPS" with NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts 08/14/2020
    22:56
  15. 23.
    Episode 88 August 10 2020 -- "Postal Focus on Capitol Hill" with Mark Stephenson, Legislative Director of the House Committee on Ovesight & Reform 08/07/2020
    22:48
  16. 24.
    Episode 87 July 31 2020 -- "White House Decision Making" with Presidential Scholar and Former White House Staff Member Tevi Troy07/31/2020
    22:17
  17. 25.
    Episode 86 July 24 2020 -- U.S. Senator Susan Collins on Saving the Postal Service from COVID-1907/24/2020
    24:49
  18. 26.
    Episode 85 July 17 2020 -- Does the US Postal Service Want to Delay America's Mail? 07/17/2020
    29:34
  19. 27.
    Episode 84 July 10 2020 -- Guest: Mark Micali, Nonprofit Alliance Vice President for Government Affairs 07/09/2020
    22:02
  20. 28.
    Episode 83 July 3 2020 -- Guest: Postal Historian Steve Kochersperger07/02/2020
    21:12
  21. 29.
    Episode 82 June 26, 2020 -- Guest: Chuck Mulidore, National Association of Postal Supervisors Secretary Treasurer06/26/2020
    28:51
  22. 30.
    Episode 81 June 19, 2020 -- Guest: Rep. Jamie Raskin, vice chair of the Committee on House Administration and member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform06/19/2020
    20:16
  23. 31.
    Episode 80 June 12, 2020 -- Guest: Ivan Butts, National Association of Postal Supervisors Executive Vice President06/12/2020
    23:23
  24. 32.
    Episode 79 June 5, 2020 -- Guest: Commissioner Mark Acton, Postal Regulatory Commission 06/04/2020
    27:16
  25. 33.
    Episode 78 May 29, 2020 -- Guest: National Association of Postal Supervisors President Brian Wagner05/28/2020
    20:02
  26. 34.
    Episode 77 May 22, 2020 -- Guest: Bill McAllister, Washington correspondent for Linn's Stamp News, and former writer and editor for the Washington Post05/22/2020
    29:49
  27. 35.
    Episode 76 May 14, 2020 -- Guest: Rep. Peter King, co-chairman of the Congressional Postal Preservation Caucus05/14/2020
    20:45
  28. 36.
    Episode 75 May 8 2020 -- Guest: NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts 05/08/2020
    30:45
  29. 37.
    Episode 74 May 1 2020 -- Creation of the Bipartisan Postal Preservation Caucus 05/01/2020
    24:48
  30. 38.
    Episode 73 April 24 2020 -- Guest: Charlie Moskowitz, Executive Vice President of the Signal Group04/24/2020
    31:10
  31. 39.
    Episode 72 April 17 2020 -- Guest: NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts04/17/2020
    20:21
  32. 40.
    Episode 71 April 8, 2020 -- Guest: Rep. Gerry Connolly, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations04/08/2020
    21:05
  33. 41.
    Episode 70 April 3, 2020 -- Guests: NAPS Resident Officers 04/03/2020
    28:06
  34. 42.
    Episode 69 March 27, 2020 -- Guest: NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts03/27/2020
    23:55
  35. 43.
    Episode 68 March 20, 2020 - Guest: NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts03/20/2020
    20:20
  36. 44.
    Episode 67 March 13, 2020 -- Guests: NAPS Legislative Training Seminar Participants03/13/2020
    21:31
  37. 45.
    Episode 66 March 5, 2020 - Guests: NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts and Secretary Treasurer Chuck Mulidore 03/05/2020
    22:49
  38. 46.
    Episode 65 February 28, 2020 -- Guest: NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts02/28/2020
    24:28
  39. 47.
    Episode 64 February 14, 2020 - Guest: NARFE Director of Legislative and Political Affairs John Hatton 02/13/2020
    21:57
  40. 48.
    Episode 63 February 7, 2020 - With NAPS Legislative and Political Affairs Bob Levi02/07/2020
    18:52
  41. 49.
    Episode 62 January 31, 2020 - With Karen Young, the Editor of the Postal Supervisor Magazine, and Corina May, NAPS Coordinator of Digital and Social Media 01/31/2020
    19:54
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    Episode 61 January 24 2020 -- With the Resident Officers of the National Association of Postal Supervsiors01/24/2020
    28:52
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    Episode 60 January 17 2020 -- With R Street Institute Vice President Kevin Kosar01/17/2020
    30:26
  44. 52.
    Episode 59 January 10, 2020 -- With NAPS Legislative and Political Director Bob Levi01/10/2020
    23:56
  45. 53.
    Episode 58 January 3, 2020 - With NAPS Executive Vice President Ivan Butts 01/03/2020
    31:05
  46. 54.
    Episode 57 December 20, 2019 -- With the National Association of Postal Supervisors' Resident Officers12/20/2019
    29:27
  47. 55.
    Episode 56 December 13, 2019 -- With Smithsonian Institution National Postal Museum Director Elliot Gruber12/13/2019
    24:11
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    Episode 55, December 6, 2019 -- with Postal Regulatory Commission Vice Chair Michael Kubayanda12/06/2019
    21:20
  49. 57.
    Episode 54 November 22, 2019 -- With NAPS Legal Counsel Bruce Moyer 11/22/2019
    23:27
  50. 58.
    Episode 53 November 15, 2019 -- With Resident Officers of the National Association of Postal Supervisors11/15/2019
    27:39
  51. 59.
    Episode 52 - November 8, 2019 (with Jay Fritz, Manager for Healthcare & Insurance, US Office of Personnel Management11/08/2019
    22:09
  52. 60.
    Episode 51 -- October 31, 2019 (with Randy Broz, co-founder of Angerholzer-Broz Political Consulting10/31/2019
    23:16
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    Episode 50 - October 25, 2019 (with the NAPS Executive Board's Legislative Committee)10/25/2019
    25:43
  54. 62.
    Episode 49 - October 17, 2019 (Tribute to Rep. Elijah Cummings)10/17/2019
    19:29

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