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…

 Continue reading

Misdiagnosis: A Review of the Report of the White House Task Force on the Postal Service

In April 2018, President Trump issued an executive order creating a task force to evaluate the operations and finances of the U.S. Postal Service and to make recommendations for policy changes to ensure a sustainable future for the agency. The White House Task Force, comprised of the Secretary of Treasury and the Directors of the…

 Continue reading

President Trump Announces Intent to Nominate John McLeod Barger to USPS Board of Governors

John McLeod Barger of California, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service, for the remainder of a seven-year term expiring December 8, 2021. Source: President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts | The White House

 Continue reading

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…

 Continue reading

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…

 Continue reading

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…

 Continue reading

White House Trade Council: Trump postal treaty exit will ease strain on US shippers

Published on Oct 17, 2018 Peter Navarro, director of the White House Trade Council, says President Trump’s decision to exit the Universal Postal Union will benefit American manufacturers, shippers and workers.

 Continue reading

White House Statement on withdrawal from the Universal Postal Union

Statement from the Press Secretary National Security & Defense Issued on: October 17, 2018 President Donald J. Trump received a report from the Department of State pursuant to the August 23, 2018, Presidential Memorandum on “Modernizing the Monetary Reimbursement Model for the Delivery of Goods Through the International Postal System and Enhancing the Security and…

 Continue reading