POSTAL NEWS

Fire Department responds to mail truck incident caused by faulty wiring

Fire Department responds to mail truck incident caused by faulty wiring

Fort Dodge firefighters quickly responded to a report of a USPS mail truck on fire in the 1300 block of 28th Avenue North early Friday afternoon ...

USPS distributing face coverings to all employees

The Postal Service is providing all employees with new face coverings, part of the organization’s effort to ensure their safety and well-being during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Postal Service: An Essential Building Block

Do you know you can’t spell “essential services” without “Postal Service?” Okay, actually you can, but we are kicking off this blog series by looking at the important role the Postal Service has played providing essential services to our nation.

Coronavirus has put the USPS on the brink of extinction. Will anybody save it?

Think of the USPS as the mortar that holds the U.S. together by performing a simple, invaluable task: delivering mail.

Jeanerette residents call for mural depicting slavery in city’s post office to be covered up

JEANERETTE, La. (KLFY) — Some Jeanerette residents say they want a mural depicting slavery in the city’s post office covered up.

The Thompson Submachine Gun: Made for the U.S. Postal Service?

The first U.S. government customer was actually the United States Postal Inspection Service and the weapon was carried by agents to protect mail on trains and in trucks.

The spotlight is on two images in Natick that some believe are racially insensitive

NATICK – Inside the Natick Post Office is a mural painted on a wall where customers wait in line to mail their packages.

McKees Rocks Man Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting a Postal Carrier

PITTSBURGH - A resident of McKees Rocks, PA, pleaded guilty today and was sentenced in federal court to 46 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release on conviction of assaulting a federal employee, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

Senate Legislation Calls for Postal Support

In order to combat these losses, Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Diane Feinstein (D-CA) introduced legislation, the Postal Service Emergency Assistance Act, providing the Postal Service with $25 billion in emergency funding, with priority given to the purchase of personal protective equipment for employees and the cleaning and sanitizing of facilities and vehicles.

New system speeds asset removal

The Postal Service has a new system to help efficiently certify and retire equipment and other capital assets that are no longer needed.

Customer Connect passes $3 billion

The Postal Service’s Customer Connect program has surpassed $3 billion in total revenue since its creation in 2003, a milestone that is helping the organization move closer to its big sales target this year.

Sens. Booker, Schumer, Peters Introduce Resolution Defending USPS, Urging More Funding to Offset COVID-19 Losses

The COVID-19 pandemic has made the U.S. Postal Service more essential than ever, with Americans across the country, particularly vulnerable populations like the sick and the elderly, relying on their services for packages and letters as well as ballots and medications,” said Leader Schumer.

Lovettsville Postal Worker Found Guilty of Petit Larceny

For his sentence, Clark is required to complete 80 hours of community service between now and May 27, 2021. At that point, he will come before a judge to show that he has completed the community service and paid all court costs.

Senators Collins and Feinstein Introduce “Postal Service Emergency Assistance Act”

Prior to recessing for the July 4th weekend, Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Diane Feinstein (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to provide the Postal Service with much-needed financial relief to help offset the impact of COVID-19.
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