Laws + Regulations

Senate Gets Into the Postal Reform Game; Has Strong Bipartisan Support
May 20, 2021 at 5:26 pm

On the heels of last week’s House action on postal reform, the Senate this week got into the game by introducing companion legislation, the Postal Reform Act of 2021, to address USPS financial, service and transparency reforms. This bipartisan legislation, led by Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Gary Peter...

2021 State of the Industry Report: The Economic, Legislative and Market Factors Shaping Print and Promo a Year Into the Pandemic
April 13, 2021 at 8:34 pm

Incorporating data from NAPCO Research, insight from government affairs analysts and reporting from our editors, the 2021 State of the Industry report is a comprehensive look at the challenges of the past year and the opportunities available to industry businesses as the year progresses. The report features four subsections and five Q&As with industry experts…

Biden Transportation & Infrastructure Plan: Good and Bad for the Printing Industry
April 13, 2021 at 6:48 pm

On March 31, President Biden publicly rolled out his expected transportation and infrastructure plan, known as the American Jobs Plan, and urged Congress to begin the legislative process to enact it. The President’s vision notably redefines traditional “T&I” (transportation & infrastructure) bills, which generally...

CDC Issues New Guidance for Vaccinated Individuals and Its Impact on the Workplace
March 23, 2021 at 6:10 pm

The roll out of the COVID-19 vaccination is well underway and more people, including employees, are receiving it. As a result, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) issued new guidelines for fully vaccinated people not in health care settings on March 8, 2021. This guidance is raising a few questions about what protocols need...

American Rescue Plan Act Becomes Law
March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) passed by Congress one day earlier, into law. ARPA is the sixth major COVID-19 response legislation to become law since the spring of 2020...