USPS Podcast: America’s First Communications Network

EPISODE SUMMARY On this episode of Mailin’ It, take a step back in time with USPS Historian Jenny Lynch to learn about the early days of the U.S. Postal Service. We’ll talk about the role posts played in the American Revolution, how these events shaped the founders’ ideas about the way the U.S. Postal Service…

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NALC President Rolando: Our plan for the 2020 election

I’m not going to say that the upcoming election is the most important of our lives, because for letter carriers every election is important. But I will say that it is the most important election since 1968 when it comes to the future of the Postal Service. Back then, a debate was raging over whether…

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Podcast: Postal Service to double capital spending over next decade

July 22, 2018 The Postal Service is among the most capital-intensive federal entities. In fact, it’s planning to nearly double its rate of capital spending over the next 10 years compared to the last decade. That translates to $2.4 billion a year. Auditors at the Government Accountability Office wonder where will the money come from?…

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