Rep. Collins Introduces Legislation to Protect Community Post Offices

Jun 19, 2019 – Press Release WASHINGTON—Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) today introduced H.R. 3333, the Community Post Office Act, to require the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) to receive written approval from local governments before relocating any post office facility. “As cities across the country are experiencing rapid growth, post offices are struggling to…

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PMG updates employees on USPS 10-year business plan

The following message is from Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan: The Postal Service provides the nation with a vital delivery platform that sustains and propels American commerce and binds the nation together by serving every American business and residential address. Because of a dramatic shift in market dynamics over more than the past decade, and…

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USPS OIG: Spring Semiannual Report to Congress

It was an especially lively six-month period covered by our most recent Semiannual Report to Congress – October 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019. The period included the partial government shutdown in December, and January saw the official appointment of our acting Inspector General to the IG position – only the third IG in our…

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USPS: President Trump nominates a PRC Commissioner

President Trump has nominated Ashley Jay Elizabeth Poling to be a commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). Poling, a North Carolina resident, is nominated for the remainder of a six-year term expiring Nov. 22, 2024. Ms. Poling serves as the Director of Governmental Affairs and Senior Counsel for Senator Gary C. Peters, where she…

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New video explains USPS finances

Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett reviews the Postal Service’s latest in a “Dollars and Change” video released this week. During fiscal 2019’s second quarter (Jan. 1-March 31), USPS recorded revenue of $17.5 billion. Operating expenses were $19.6 billion, leaving the organization with a net loss of $2.1 billion. Several factors contributed to the net loss,…

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USPS OIG Report: Foreign Posts’ Retirement Asset Investments

The U.S. Postal Service participates in two government-wide pension plans that are administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM): the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). The assets of these plans are held in one trust fund, the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund, and are managed by…

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