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Zionsville Postmaster Plans to Retire - Comments (Count)
USPS truck catches fire while the postal worker delivered mail in Niceville - Comments (Count)
Fortuna postal worker honored for 1 million accident-free miles driven - Comments (Count)
NALC: Four National-Level Grievances Settled - Comments (Count)
Canada Post's urban experiment: Delivering parcels to Montrealers by electric trike - Comments (Count)
Where's my mail: Long Island postal service slower than before pandemic - Comments (Count)
Carr post office closed after failed air quality test; allegations of meth lab on premises - Comments (Count)
Cincinnati: USPS looks to fill more than 200 job openings - Comments (Count)
NALC: 2021 JCAM Released - Comments (Count)
Monson honors 50th anniversary of postal worker - Comments (Count)
How an 'integrated postal network' represents cronyism at its worst - Comments (Count)
Staff shortage at Louisville post office forces temporary closures - Comments (Count)
USPS Keeps Losing Posters Mailed in Tubes - Comments (Count)
USPS using new package sorting equipment to help meet expected surge over holidays - Comments (Count)
Amazon's mission: Getting a 'key' to your apartment building - Comments (Count)
Linn's: USPS continues to focus on package mail - Comments (Count)
NALC: USPS Revises Face Covering Policy - Comments (Count)
What the Constitution Has to Do With Mail Delays in Detroit - Comments (Count)
UPDATE: Postal worker shot while delivering mail released from hospital - Comments (Count)
Nonprofit Mailers to Appeal Postal Rate Hike - Comments (Count)
USPS piloting new same-day delivery in Houston to help businesses compete with Amazon - Comments (Count)
Alabama: USPS driver shot while delivering mail - Comments (Count)
Las Vegas: USPS letter carrier robbed at gunpoint - Comments (Count)
More than 30 years later, postal workers retired together - Comments (Count)
Postal worker Collins ready to deliver last parcel - Comments (Count)
USPS mobile unit in Longs still not set up nearly a month after post office fire - Comments (Count)
Mail changes concern Montana letter carriers - Comments (Count)
Bezos thanks Amazon customers who 'paid' for space flight, sparking criticism - Comments (Count)
Bluefield Postman Awarded the Postmaster General Hero Award - Comments (Count)
Cleveland: String of attacks on postal workers - Comments (Count)
4 Las Vegas men allegedly used USPS Priority Mail envelopes to sell drugs - Comments (Count)
USPS plans to move ahead with mail rate hike over lawmakers' objections - Comments (Count)
Lexington: Congress Should Not Interfere With Mail Truck Purchases - Comments (Count)
VIDEO: USPS All-Employee Message from PMG DeJoy - Comments (Count)
Staffing shortage has mail carriers working long hours - Comments (Count)
USPS debuts same-day and next-day delivery at three southern Dallas post offices - Comments (Count)
Bomb Scare Clears Atlantic County Post Office - Comments (Count)
Royal Mail wants all company cars electric by 2030 - Comments (Count)
USPS installs state-of-the-art sorting machine in Huntsville facility - Comments (Count)
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USPS Regulator Approves Price Spike But Warns Mail Slowdowns Could Have Worse-Than-Expected Impact
7.20.2021 - GovExec reports: "The Postal Regulatory Commission on Tuesday did not flat out reject Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's plan to slow down delivery windows for some mail, but suggested the proposal was not fully thought out and its success was far from guaranteed. On Monday, it signed off on the Postal Service's new pricing structure set to go into effect later this year." - PRC Issues Advisory Opinion (PDF) - Linn's: PRC endorses USPS rate case - Controversial Plan Slammed By Postal Regulator - Comments (Count)
Capitol Hearing Focuses on Frustrations With Mail Delays
7.14.2021 - WUSA 9 reports: "Today, we leave mail behind because of plant processing issues, machines breaking down and fewer machines in the building. We make fewer trips, we are understaffed and we are required to stick to a rigid delivery schedule which requires drivers like myself to leave with trucks that are not fully loaded," postal truck driver Brian McLaurin said during the hearing. "To make matters even worse, postal facilities are short-staffed. When mail finally arrives at the station, there are not enough workers to process the mail and get it through for delivery." - IG Whitcomb Testifies Before U.S. Senate (PDF) - C-SPAN - Coons Grills USPS Inspector General Over Delays - USPS mail delays continue throughout the state, frustrated Marylanders testify on Capitol Hill - Comments (Count)
House Lawmakers Tell USPS to Postpone Rate Hike to January 22
7.03.2021 - Federal News Network reports: "Two members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Government Operations Subcommittee chairman Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and National Security Subcommittee Ranking Member Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.) are leading 11 other Republicans and eight other Democrats in calling on USPS to delay the price increase, which will take effect Aug. 29." - Comments (Count)
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