The Consumer Postal Council champions world-class postal services by promoting programs and policies that increase productivity, transparency and eliminate distortions and inefficiencies caused by monopolies.

In late December, as the 109th Congress concluded, President Bush signed a measure aimed at reforming the U.S. Postal Service. Described as "a monumental achievement" by prominent supporters like Rep. John McHugh (R-NY), many proponents of the measure believe it will bring the Postal Service into the 21st century. The legislation gives...