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House-passed infrastructure bill gives USPS $25B for e-vehicles, facility updates

The Moving Forward Act would require USPS to replace its fleet of Grumman Long-Life Vehicles with at least 75% “electric or zero-emission vehicles.”

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New postmaster general outlines USPS ‘trajectory for success’ amid financial challenges

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In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Elston Bradshaw, a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service closes a mail truck door after delivering mail to an apartment complex in Aventura, Fla. Amazon’s Prime shipping program set the pace for shoppers’ expectations, and the nation’s largest online player continues to look for new ways to keep up with shoppers’ demands. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

USPS reports postal employees’ deaths from coronavirus, ‘not immune’ to financial downturn

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White House dusts off USPS reform plan to save $97B in 11 years

Postal unions dismissed some of the recommendations as a “shot in the dark” when the task force, led by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, released…

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USPS ‘nearly breaking even’ if House-passed reform bill becomes law

While the USPS Fairness Act would remove an “onerous requirement” for USPS to pre-fund its retiree health benefits, the legislation by itself would…

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House passes smaller USPS reform bill to eliminate pre-funding benefits

After years of broader postal reform bills failing to pass, the House this week will vote on a measure to repeal the Postal Service’s mandate to pre-fund health care benefits for future retirees.

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