USPS: Investing in the future – PMG Megan Brennan outlines vision

The Postal Service will invest in its future by creating opportunities for long-term growth, strengthening employee training and making needed infrastructure improvements, PMG Megan Brennan said today. “We can reinvigorate the way we serve our customers and the public by constantly looking forward as an organization, anticipating the changing needs of our customers, and adapting…

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Commonomics USA to Present Free Discussion Series on Postal Banking

Commonomics USA to host bi-monthly “Friends of Postal Banking” conference call series; noted economist Dean Baker to headline first event; free to all interested people. Commonomics USA (formerly BankACT), a leading voice for postal banking since USPS inspector general Dave Williams first proposed it in January 2014, will host a series of conference calls featuring…

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Statement by APWU President Mark Dimondstein on New PMG Megan Brennan

For Immediate Release 02/01/2015 – Postmaster General Megan Brennan begins her new job at a pivotal moment in the history of the U.S. Postal Service. We call on her to take steps to strengthen the Postal Service. That means taking full advantage of the boom in e-commerce and expanding hours. It also means offering new…

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Mail seem slow? Postal service change is likely the cause

By Cara Spoto – February 1, 2015 RACINE COUNTY, WI — If you’ve recently suspected that letters and bills have been bit slower in arriving in your mailbox, you’re not imagining it. Last month, the United States Postal Service implemented changes to the way it processes all First-Class Mail that isn’t big enough to be…

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New postmaster general started as letter carrier in Lancaster

By Candy Woodall – January 30, 2015 Megan Brennan began her career with the U.S. Postal Service in 1986 as a letter carrier in Lancaster County. On Sunday, she will assume the organization’s top office as its 74th postmaster general, becoming the first woman to hold the job. “I am deeply honored and humbled to…

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