NRLCA: New Leadership for USPS Oversight Committees in the 116th Congress

With the new session of Congress to begin on January 3, 2019, leadership of the Congressional committees charged with oversight of the USPS is set for a shakeup. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) will take the ranking member position for Republicans in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, while Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) is expected…

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Announces Federal Initiative Aimed at Curbing Mail Theft

Monday, December 17, 2018 LITTLE ROCK—Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, announced a joint statewide federal initiative with a goal to catch and federally prosecute mail thieves this holiday season and beyond. During Monday’s press conference, Hiland was joined by Duane “DAK” Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District…

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USPS OIG Report: Congressional Mandate on Excess Space

Objective In December 2016, the U.S. Congress enacted the Federal Property Management Reform Act (FPMRA) of 2016 to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the federal government in managing its properties. The law requires that: The U.S. Postal Service identify properties with space available for use by federal agencies and submit a list of those…

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USPS year-end financials discussed in video

Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett reviews the Postal Service’s year-end financial report in a new “Dollars and Change” video. USPS recorded $70.6 billion in total revenue in fiscal 2018 (Oct. 1, 2017-Sept. 30, 2018), up 1.5 percent from the previous fiscal year. Total operating expenses for the year were $74.4 billion, up 3.1 percent. This…

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NARFE statement on Postal Service Task Force Report

Alexandria, Va. (December 6, 2018) – In response to a sustainability report released by the Task Force on the U.S. Postal System, NARFE National President Ken Thomas issued the following statement: “NARFE appreciates the opportunity to have worked with the Postal Service Task Force to discuss the issues facing this vital national agency. Notably, the…

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USPS reviewing task force’s report

USPS is reviewing the recommendations of the Trump administration’s task force on the nation’s postal system. The task force, which was announced in April, issued its report Dec. 4. “The recommendations contained in the report should be evaluated together with legislative and regulatory reforms to address our urgent financial challenges. Reforms are necessary to enable…

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U.S. Department of the Treasury releases Postal Task Force Report

Press Release – December 4, 2018 Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released the Task Force report on the United States Postal System. The report, United States Postal System: A Sustainable Path Forward, provides a series of recommendations to overhaul the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) business model in order to return…

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APWU: USPS will participate in National Day of Mourning December 5

From: Vance Zimmerman Sent: Monday, December 03, 2018 10:08 AM To: Resident Officers; Regional Coordinators; NBAs Subject: National Day of Mourning The PMG just announced that the USPS will participate in the day of mourning per 519.4 of the ELM Management just released the following statement: President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Dec. 5 as…

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