USPS announces price changes for 2021

October 9, 2020 The Postal Service has announced price changes for next year. If reviewed favorably by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), the changes would take effect Jan. 24, 2021. Here’s a list of current and proposed prices: First-Class Mail letters (additional ounces): 15 cents (current), 20 cents (proposed) First-Class Mail letters (metered 1 ounce):…

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Statement of USPS Board of Governors Chairman Robert Duncan before the House Committee

(8/24/2020) WASHINGTON, DC — Below is the oral statement prepared for delivery by Postal Service Board of Governors Chairman Robert Duncan before today’s hearing by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. “Thank you, Chairwoman Maloney, Ranking Member Comer, and members of the Committee, for inviting me to speak today. My name is Mike Duncan,…

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USPS Board of Governors announces bipartisan Election Mail committee

August 21, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Postal Service Board of Governors today announced the establishment of a bipartisan Election Mail Committee that will actively oversee the United States Postal Service’s support of the mail-in voting process. The committee will be chaired by Governor Lee Moak, who will be joined on the committee…

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USPS requests commercial parcel rate increases

USPS has notified the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) it plans to temporarily increase prices for commercial domestic parcel products, starting Oct. 18. Retail prices for parcel products are unaffected. The planned commercial price increases for Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, First-Class Package Service (FCPS) and Commercial Parcel Select will take effect Oct. 18 at 12…

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PMG DeJoy outlines USPS strategy

August 7, 2020 In remarks at his first open session Board of Governors meeting today, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy outlined his strategy for a “transformative process” for the Postal Service.“Our goal is to change and improve the Postal Service to better serve the American public, and I am excited about the opportunities ahead,” said DeJoy….

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USPS Board of Governors to Meet Aug. 7

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors will meet in open session on Aug. 7, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. ET. The Board is expected to discuss the following items: Call to Order and Remarks of the Chairman Remarks of the Postmaster General and CEO Approval of Minutes Committee Reports…

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USPS taking steps toward greater efficiency

Under the leadership of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, the Postal Service is developing a business plan to ensure that the organization will be financially stable and able to continue to provide reliable, affordable, safe and secure delivery of mail and packages to all customers. This plan, which will be presented to the USPS Board of…

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Quorum restored to USPS Board of Governors as Moak, Zollars are confirmed

By Eric White – June 19, 2020 The Postal Service continues to add new leadership to its top ranks. The Senate confirmed Donald Lee Moak and Bill Zollars to serve on the Postal Service’s Board of Governors. They will restore the quorum the board lost earlier this month when Deputy Postmaster General Ron Stroman stepped…

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