10/26/17 – Today President Trump nominated the following individuals to be Members of the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service. • Calvin R. Tucker of Pennsylvania, for the remainder of a term expiring December 8, 2023. Mr. Calvin R. Tucker (R) is the chairman of the Philadelphia Black Republican Council. Read more • Robert M. Duncan of Kentucky, for the remainder of a seven-year term expiring December 8, 2018, and an additional term expiring December 8, 2025. Mike…READ ARTICLE
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is removing the 2014 Exigent Surcharge lowering postage rates. It has implemented two rate adjustments in 2016. The first rate adjustment took place on Sunday, January 17, 2016 where prices of several USPS shipping products and services were impacted. The second rate adjustment occurred on Sunday, April 10, 2016 and is focused on price reductions for USPS mailing services.
November 29th, 2017
October 5th, 2016
Published 9/1/2016 Washington, DC – At today’s quarterly public meeting of the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission), the Commission outlined its plans for the upcoming review of the existing ratemaking system. The Commission is notifying the public now so that all interested parties may prepare to fully participate in the review that will start after December 20, 2016. On December 20, 2006, the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA) was signed into law and created a…READ ARTICLE
October 5th, 2016
PUBLISHED: JUL 12, 2016 on https://oversight.house.gov/ Washington, D.C.—Today, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform overwhelmingly passed two bipartisan bills to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service. H.R. 5714, the Postal Service Reform Act, which was cosponsored by Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA), and Gerry Connolly (D-VA), would enhance revenue, improve efficiency, integrate…READ ARTICLE
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service reported operating revenue of $19.3 billion for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016 (October 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015), an increase of $613 million or 3.3 percent over the same period last year. The increase was driven by the record volume of packages delivered during the 2015 holiday season. The first quarter is typically the strongest quarter of the fiscal year for the Postal Service… For the full story, click to download.READ ARTICLE