Author Archives: Paul Steidler

Vigilance Essential For Electric Grid Protection (From InsideSources) America’s electric grid is the lifeblood of our economy – and our enemies are continuously looking for ways to infect it. Russia, China and other adversaries want to be able to cause catastrophic damage to the electric grid and the [Read More...]
Offshore Wind Mania Grips Governors (From RealClearEnergy) In the United States and worldwide, offshore wind power is fledgling, at best. Despite this the Governors of New York and New Jersey have made it the cornerstone of their states’ future electricity supplies and ambitious carbon reduction goals. This [Read More...]
Prepared Remarks of Paul Steidler to U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, Temporary Emergency Committee August 9, 2019 Meeting Governor Duncan, Postmaster General Brennan, Governors Williams and Stroman, thank you for this opportunity. I will be addressing the Universal Postal Union situation. For decades US businesses have faced a significant competitive disadvantage to China, and [Read More...]
Use Small Ball To End Washington’s Gridlock (From InsideSources) Small ball is when a baseball team employs a strategy to grind out a run or two. It is particularly valuable for helping teams break out of slumps. On August 1, the Senate took an important step in overcoming the [Read More...]
U.S. Must More Aggressively Combat Counterfeit Products (From InsideSources) Counterfeit products cost U.S. businesses more than $100 billion annually. They exploit consumers and pose health and safety risks, especially to children. With e-commerce accelerating, and 70 percent of counterfeit products originating in China and Hong Kong, it is important [Read More...]
The Postal Service Is Undercutting US Trade Interests — It’s Time To Level The Playing Field (From The Hill) Because of international postal rates, it costs far less to send small packages (4.4 pounds or less) from China to the United States than to send those packages within the U.S. This means U.S. manufacturers, retailers and e-commerce companies lose [Read More...]
Postal Service Losses Sharply Accelerate The U.S. Postal Service had a net loss of $5.2 billion through May for fiscal year 2019, nearly $2 billion, or 61%, worse than budgeted. Even more disconcerting, the Postal Service, whose fiscal year ends September 30, is on track [Read More...]
Candidates Should Heed Obama, Clinton on Nuclear Power (From InsideSources) To combat climate change, President Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, labor unions, the Union of Concerned Scientists and a growing number of environmental activists worldwide, including progressive heads of state, strongly support nuclear power. Their support for nuclear power has [Read More...]
A First Step To Cut The China Trade Deficit (From InsideSources) With or without China’s cooperation, the U.S. is poised to soon notch an important victory in the trade war against China and send a firm message that we will cut our trade deficit. Winners will include U.S. e-commerce businesses, manufacturers [Read More...]
Postal Reform Negligence Threatens Public Safety (From InsideSources) Postal reform is important for public safety. This has been largely overlooked as postal reform legislation languishes. With the Postal Service’s financial position becoming increasing untenable, and the threat of a liquidity crisis rising, it is important to take stock [Read More...]
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