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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USPS holiday TV ads debut

The Postal Service’s new holiday television commercials will begin airing Friday, Nov. 9. The commercials show a letter carrier delivering mail and packages to a home when she spots Santa Claus’s sleigh and reindeer on the snow-covered roof. The carrier then encounters Santa and shows him an envelope that bears one of the new Sparkling…

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USPS: Board of Governors Nominees confirmed, other candidates announced

The U.S. Senate confirmed two nominations to the Postal Service Board of Governors, and President Trump announced his intent to nominate two other individuals to the board Aug. 28. The Senate confirmed Robert M. Duncan, a Kentucky resident, and David C. Williams, an Illinois resident. President Trump nominated Duncan and Williams last fall. On Aug….

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USPS statement on Trump administration proposal to reorganize some federal agencies

The Postal Service has issued a statement regarding a Trump administration proposal to reorganize some federal agencies. The proposal, part of a report the administration released June 21, recommends restructuring and possibly privatizing USPS. “The consistent position of the Postal Service has been that our flawed business model is the root cause of our financial…

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PMG offers Public Service Recognition Week message

The following message is from Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan: This coming week, May 6-12, is Public Service Recognition Week. Cities, counties, states, federal agencies and service organizations across the United States are joining together to honor public servants and connect Americans with their government. The Postal Service is the face of public service in…

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USPS: Military Appreciation Month observed in May

Military Appreciation Month, declared a national observance by Congress in 1999, is marked annually in May. “The Postal Service is proud to have veterans and the dedication they bring to our workforce,” said Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan. “We are equally proud to serve veterans and members of the armed forces as valued customers, and…

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PMG discusses efforts to grow USPS (video)

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan discusses workplace safety, mail and package volumes, and other topics in her latest “Business Focus” video. She urges employees to correct and report unsafe conditions in USPS workplaces. “Eliminating hazardous conditions keeps you and your co-workers safe,” Brennan says. On the operational front, the PMG reports First-Class Mail and Marketing…

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