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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 ...

Overwhelmed by Volume, Strained Postal Workers Struggle to Keep Up

The Covid-19 pandemic has flooded post offices and shipping stores with packages, mail, and new customers, leading to difficult working conditions for employees and long lines for customers.

Does my postal worker have to wear a mask when delivering the mail?

Do postal workers have to wear a mask when delivering the mail? It's a question several WCAX News viewers have reached out asking us about.

Teen bicyclist killed in collision with postal vehicle in KCMO

KCPD said the unidentified teen from KCMO “lost control” and fell into the path of a U.S. Postal Service vehicle delivering mail in the area of East 20th Street and Denver Avenue.

Daines asking postal service inspector general for ‘full investigation’ after Billings vet’s remains go missing

BILLINGS — U.S. Sen. Steve Daines of Montana is calling on the U.S. Postal Service to review and correct policy after a Billings veteran’s remains were lost in the mail.

Report details USPS sustainability progress

The Postal Service has reduced greenhouse gas emissions from facilities, vehicles and utilities by 22.4 percent since 2008 — the equivalent of removing more than 250,000 cars from the road in a single year, new data shows.

Hastings postal employee convicted for opening U.S. Mail

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Renee L. Coats, 58, of Hastings, NE, was sentenced today in Lincoln by Chief United States District Judge John M. Gerrard for opening and destroying U.S. mail as postal employee.

Always carry your essential service letter, USPS advises

USPS wants every employee and contractor to continue to carry the essential service provider letter that the organization issued this year.

Congress Should Deliver Postal Reform – Not Gimmicks – in the Next 12 Months

The U.S. Postal Service needs to be fixed. Its management and Board of Governors agree. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Congress’s independent financial watchdog, has included the Postal Service on its high-risk list of government agencies since 2009.

July 4 TV special to feature carrier

Postal Service employees who tune into NBC’s coverage of New York City’s Independence Day fireworks display will see one of their own.

APWU Executive Board Reschedules the National Convention for October 2021

The National Executive Board has made the decision to reschedule the 2020 APWU National Convention to Monday, October 4, 2021 through Thursday, October 7, 2021.

FedEx in Michigan turns to US postal service as it struggles with delivery delays

FedEx delivery delays in southeastern Michigan are frustrating customers who are now saying that the company is rerouting packages through the post office.

Postal Service defends handling of absentee ballots as agency prepares to meet with Indiana election officials

13 Investigates first reported just over 1,800 absentee ballots did not count in the Marion County primary election, while nearly 100 didn’t count in Delaware County. In fact, the Delaware County clerk discovered ballots were mailed to the wrong counties.

Rep. Jared Huffman applauds $6 billion earmarked to replace Postal Service vehicles

For six years, Rep. Jared Huffman has been intent on replacing the U.S. Postal Service’s aging fleet of gas-guzzling mail delivery vehicles with something better for the environment and the cash-strapped federal agency.
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