Rep. Collins Introduces Legislation to Protect Community Post Offices

Jun 19, 2019 – Press Release WASHINGTON—Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) today introduced H.R. 3333, the Community Post Office Act, to require the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) to receive written approval from local governments before relocating any post office facility. “As cities across the country are experiencing rapid growth, post offices are struggling to…

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Federal Register: Data Enhancements and Reporting Requirements for Flats

A Proposed Rule by the Postal Regulatory Commission on 10/11/2017 AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking. SUMMARY: The Commission is initiating a proceeding to explore enhancements to the Postal Service’s data systems and to facilitate the development of consistent reporting requirements. This document informs the public of the filing, invites public…

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Initial Comments of Steve Hutkins on PRC’s Jurisdiction Over Post Office Closings

February 4, 2016 To most patrons of the post office, the questions being examined in this docket — “what, in commenters’ view, constitutes a relocation or rearrangement of postal services and is thus exempt from Commission review pursuant to section 404(d); and when or if the Commission should have jurisdiction to review the closing or…

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Happy New Year: The Postal Service submits its Annual Compliance Report for FY 2015

December 31, 2015 Earlier this week the Postal Service submitted its FY 2015 Annual Compliance Report (ACR) to the Postal Regulatory Commission. Over the next few weeks, the Commission will review the report, request more information, give stakeholders an opportunity to comment, and then, sometime in March, issue its own Annual Compliance Determination (ACD) report….

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Senator Casey trying to delay Postal Service consolidation

He is part of bipartisan group of senators calling on USPS to delay closings WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) is part of a bipartisan group of more than 30 senators calling for a delay in the planned consolidation of up to 82 U.S. Postal Service mail processing facilities. Their action follows a…

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