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Small business owner calling for change within the U.S. Postal Service

Small business owner calling for change within the U.S. Postal Service

A Manistee County man who mailed his wife visa documents through the U.S. Postal Service three months ago is still waiting for the package to be delivered ...

New tuition discount for postal workers

Cardinal Stritch University is offering Postal Service employees a 20 percent discount on tuition.

Union President Says Chicago Post Office Is Failing

But when Molina asked the U.S. Postal Service about the issues, again Wednesday, a representative of USPS denied there are delays right now – calling operations normal.

Some Hyde Park Residents Say They’ve Gotten No Mail For Weeks, Are Missing Necessities Such As Medicines

CHICAGO (CBS) — No mail for weeks – it’s an issue in Hyde Park, where CBS 2 heard from a few people who are missing shipments they need.

USPS audit blames mail carrier and label problems for spring election mail problems

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) The Postal Service Inspector General found a mail carrier's inattentiveness and problematic ballot labels led to some election mail being delayed or undelivered before Wisconsin's spring election.

The Billionaire Behind Efforts to Kill the U.S. Postal Service

Since the 1970s, a concerted effort to popularize the fringe idea of privatizing the Postal Service has been advanced for nearly five decades with the support of one man: the billionaire and libertarian ideologue, Charles Koch, chairman and chief executive officer of Koch Industries.

Lawmakers Introduce Financial Relief Package for U.S. Postal Service

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced the Postal Service Emergency Assistance Act to provide USPS with up to $25 billion to cover revenue lost and operational expenses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Randolph County mail carrier pleads guilty to voter fraud

Thomas Cooper, 47, a mail carrier in Pendleton County, has admitted to attempted election fraud, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

Biden-Sanders unity task force calls for Fed, US Postal Service consumer banking

A task force set up by former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to bridge policy divides within the Democratic Party on Wednesday called for the creation of a government-run banking system set up through the Federal Reserve and U.S. Postal Service.

Bailout or raise prices? The battle over how to save the Postal Service

Deciding how to save USPS is a complicated and decade-long fight in Washington. Some are calling for Congress to bail it out, but new leadership at the postal service could mean changes for the historic institution.

Two features added to employee survey

USPS is making two changes to the Postal Pulse survey, aiming to get fresh insights into employee engagement in the organization’s workplaces

Video: Ask your Member of Congress to support the Postal Service through COVID-19 Funding

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Retired Postal Worker Sentenced to Over 8 Years in Prison for Bribery Scheme Involving Bulk Mail that Caused $11.7 Million in Losses

LOS ANGELES – A former employee of the United States Postal Service was sentenced today to 100 months in federal prison for accepting bribes from business customers in exchange for falsely approving unpaid or underpaid bulk mail shipments, causing more than $11.7 million in total losses to his employer.

Post Office Delivery Trucks Keep Catching on Fire

Since May 2014, at least 407 LLVs have been damaged or destroyed in fires, or approximately one every five days, according to documents obtained by Motherboard via a Freedom of Information Act request.
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