Tag Archives: USPS

DeJoy Faces Outrage Over New Postal Service Price Hikes

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Jake Johnson, Common Dreams Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is facing backlash over his newly announced plan to hike postcard and stamp prices as part of his proposed 10-year overhaul of mail operations, a strategy that critics warn will further damage the Postal Service. Late last week, the USPS notified the …

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill

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The Senate on Tuesday, by a 79-19 vote, passed a sweeping reform of the United States Postal Service (USPS) to eliminate much of its debt and restructure some of its operations. The bill, which was ten years in the making, is the first major overhaul of the mailing agency in …

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House Passes Postal Service Reform Act

A long-awaited reform bill that would save the United States Postal Service about $50 billion over the next decade took a major step forward in Congress. The House on Tuesday, in a 342-92 vote, passed the Postal Service Reform Act. If approved by the Senate, the bill would be the …

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Biden Nominates Two New Postal Service Board Members


President Joe Biden has named two new nominees to serve on the Postal Service Board of Governors, replacing former President Donald Trump’s picks to help lead the agency. On Friday, Biden submitted to the Senate his latest nominees to serve on the board: former head of the General Services Administration …

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USPS Testing Paycheck-Cashing; Other Banking Services

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The United States Postal Service (USPS) rolled out a paycheck-cashing service at a few post offices last month, according to reporting from The Washington Post. According to the article, customers of post offices in Washington, Baltimore, Falls Church, Va., and the Bronx can cash paychecks in exchange for Visa gift …

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USPS Finalizes Plan For Some Mail Delivery To Be Slower

ON FRIDAY, the U.S. Postal Service(USPS) finalized a plan to slow some mail delivery standards as part of an effort to stabilize the struggling agency and reduce its growing debt. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy first proposed relaxing the current first-class letter delivery standard of one-to-three-days to a one-to-five-day benchmark in March. …

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