Tag: Postal Service

Postmaster General Putting Proposed Changes on Hold ‘Until After the Election’

August 18, 2020 4:35 PM

The postmaster general on Tuesday said he would pause changes to the operations of the Postal Service until after the election amid bipartisan outcry.

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House Democrats Plan Saturday Vote to Prop Up Postal Service

August 18, 2020 8:24 AM

House Democrats will call the chamber back to Washington Saturday to vote on legislation to block recently implemented cost-cutting measures at the Postal Service and ensure the agency can handle a potential flood of mail-in ballots around November’s elections.

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Postal Service Announces Temporary Price Increase for Christmas Season

August 17, 2020 10:24 AM
Postal Service Announces Temporary Price Increase for Christmas Season

The Postal Service is planning a temporary price increase this fall for domestic commercial parcels.

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Postal Service Warns It Might Not Meet Mail in Voting Deadlines

August 15, 2020 10:29 AM

The Postal Service has warned election officials across the country that ballots requested by their deadlines and promptly mailed back may not be delivered in time to be counted.

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Postal Service Becomes Pawn in New Political Battle

August 13, 2020 2:49 PM , Updated August 17, 2020 8:02 AM
Postal Service Becomes Pawn in New Political Battle

What to do about funding the ailing Postal Service has become fodder for a political fight between Democrats and Republicans.

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USPS Announces Hiring Freeze and Request for Early Retirements

August 8, 2020 7:04 AM

The Postmaster General announced a hiring freeze and a request for voluntary early retirements amid an overhaul to the leadership structure at the Postal Service.

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Coronavirus Weighs on Postal Service as it Reports Another Quarterly Loss

August 7, 2020 1:25 PM

The coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh heavily on the Postal Service, a fact reflected in its FY 2020 third quarter financial results.

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Lawmakers Want Postal Service to Undo Changes That Are Slowing Mail

August 7, 2020 8:35 AM

Lawmakers from both parties are calling on the U.S. Postal Service to immediately reverse operational changes that are causing delays in deliveries across the country.

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Postal Workers Concerned New Policies Will Pave the Way to Privatization

July 30, 2020 1:48 PM

The new Postmaster General has announced changes meant to bring about “immediate, lasting, and impactful changes” to the Postal Service, but employees and unions say they threaten the agency's core mission.

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Treasury Makes $10 Billion Loan Available to Postal Service as Part of Coronavirus Relief

July 29, 2020 11:22 AM

The U.S. Treasury said on Wednesday it has reached a deal with U.S. Postal Service on the conditions of a loan of up to $10 billion that was included in recent coronavirus relief legislation.

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