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GAO - Answers to Key Questions about Postal Reform Issues

GAO – Answers to Key Questions about Postal Reform Issues

This primer explains how the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) works and why it needs reform, and discusses some options for addressing reform issues ...
GAO Video - The U.S. Postal Service Keeps Losing Money. How Can Its Financial Problems Be Fixed?

GAO Video – The U.S. Postal Service Keeps Losing Money. How Can Its Financial Problems Be Fixed?

The U.S. Postal Service touches virtually every U.S. household and business and is critical to the national economy. However, it ...
3 Brothers Tried To Defraud Postal Service, UPS, Citizens Bank

3 Brothers Tried To Defraud Postal Service, UPS, Citizens Bank

Zumar Dubose, 32, of Atlantic City, NJ; Abdush Dubose, 34, of Boynton Beach, FL; and Kariem Dubose, 40, of Philadelphia, ...
Former Union County Postal Employee Admits Stealing Credit Cards from Mail

Former Union County Postal Employee Admits Stealing Credit Cards from Mail

NEWARK, N.J. – A former Union County, New Jersey, woman today admitted stealing credit cards sent through the mail while ...
USPS OIG - Controls Over Contract Labor Hours

USPS OIG – Controls Over Contract Labor Hours

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the Postal Service provided advance approval for a supplier to charge overtime hours ...
Webinar to address Medicare, other benefits with Blue Cross Blue Shield

Webinar to address Medicare, other benefits with Blue Cross Blue Shield

Postal Service employees can participate in an upcoming webinar to learn about Medicare and the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) ...
USPS OIG - Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Governors’ Expenditures

USPS OIG – Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Governors’ Expenditures

Objective Our objective was to determine whether fiscal year (FY) 2020 expenditures of the Postal Service Board of Governors (Board) ...
USPS OIG - Manual Mail Processing Efficiency

USPS OIG – Manual Mail Processing Efficiency

Objective Our objective was to assess the efficiency of the Postal Service’s manual mail processing operations. Mail is processed manually ...
New Message Monster stamps are customizable

New Message Monster stamps are customizable

Message Monsters, the Postal Service’s most playful, customizable Forever stamp design ever, will be released Sept. 24. The pane of ...
Dimension Changes for 14 Expedited Packaging Supplies

Dimension Changes for 14 Expedited Packaging Supplies

The United States Postal Service® (USPS®) produces and fulfills over 181 million Standard and Specialized Expedited Packaging Supplies orders annually (i.e., ...
House Oversight Committee Chairs Maloney, Connolly, and Lynch, and Member Rep. Lawrence Demand Answers from Postmaster General DeJoy on USPS Service Standards Changes

House Oversight Committee Chairs Maloney, Connolly, and Lynch, and Member Rep. Lawrence Demand Answers from Postmaster General DeJoy on USPS Service Standards Changes

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Oversight and Reform Committee, Rep. Gerald Connolly, Chairman of the ...
Despite Weather and Labor Challenges, USPS on Track for a Fourth-Quarter Improvement in Service Performance Ahead of Peak Season, New First-Class Service Standard

Despite Weather and Labor Challenges, USPS on Track for a Fourth-Quarter Improvement in Service Performance Ahead of Peak Season, New First-Class Service Standard

Service performance improvements since fiscal third quarter occurring across all mail categories Holiday peak season preparations include installing high-speed package ...
IG Calls for Tighter Controls over Noncompetitive Contracts at USPS

IG Calls for Tighter Controls over Noncompetitive Contracts at USPS

The USPS annually spends about 28 percent of its contract dollar commitments through noncompetitive contracts but is not ensuring that ...
PMG touts recent service improvements in new video

PMG touts recent service improvements in new video

In his latest video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy thanks USPS employees for the organization’s recent service performance improvements. In ...
1-800-ASK-USPS: The Postal Service’s Interactive Voice Response System

1-800-ASK-USPS: The Postal Service’s Interactive Voice Response System

The Postal Service’s Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system attempts to quickly resolve a customer inquiry without transferring the caller to ...
USPS: Buy bigger box or you may not get packages

USPS: Buy bigger box or you may not get packages

Hundreds of Northern Kentucky homeowners are receiving a letter from the Post Office telling them they need to upgrade the ...
Tracking device leads to arrest of man stealing mail from Chicago area collection box

Tracking device leads to arrest of man stealing mail from Chicago area collection box

A South suburban man is facing a federal theft charge alleging he stole mail from a collection box outside the ...
USPS Grilled At DC Circ. Over Postal Supervisor Pay

USPS Grilled At DC Circ. Over Postal Supervisor Pay

Two D.C. Circuit judges took the U.S. Postal Service to task Tuesday, saying it had failed to fulfill statutory requirements ...
NJ Man Shipped Live Iguanas as “Toys" using U.S. Priority Mail Express

NJ Man Shipped Live Iguanas as “Toys” using U.S. Priority Mail Express

NEWARK, N.J. – A Monmouth County, New Jersey, man today admitted falsely labeling as “Toys” a package containing 10 live ...
St. Louis postal union official gets 18 months for embezzlement

St. Louis postal union official gets 18 months for embezzlement

ST. LOUIS — The former treasurer of a Postal Service union in St. Louis was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in ...
NAPS 67th National Convention: Lawsuit Update

NAPS 67th National Convention: Lawsuit Update

Bruce Moyer, NAPS legal counsel, discussed the NAPS lawsuit against the Postal Service, which is about affirming EAS rights and ...
James Bilbray dies - Congressman, postal governor was 83

James Bilbray dies – Congressman, postal governor was 83

James H. Bilbray, a former congressman from Nevada who served for 10 years on the Postal Service’s Board of Governors, ...