Following pressure from lawmakers at a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing last month, the Postal Service has shed more light on a strategic plan aimed to outline a long-term business model for USPS.
In today’s Federal Newscast, members of Congress introduced a bill to allow military servicemembers to sue the DoD for instances of medical malpractice unrelated to their military duties.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee will try yet again to advance bipartisan postal reform through Congress this year, as the U.S. Postal Service continues to careen toward financial disaster.
Despite the surge in mail and packages from the holiday season and a bump in market mail leading up from last year’s midterm elections, the Postal Service ended the first quarter of fiscal 2019 worse off than the year before.
The day after getting the green light to significantly raise postal rates in 2019, the Postal Service marked its 12th straight fiscal year of net financial losses.
National security leadership thanked postal employees and their partners in the Postal Inspection Service on Friday for work that led to the arrest of a suspect charged with allegedly sending 13 improvised explosive devices through the mail.
Stopping an armed burglar, bridging the language barrier for a woman seeking an ambulance and coordinating rescues for Texas residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey make up just a few of the courageous acts that Postal Service letter carriers accomplished in the past year.
The Trump administration seeks to privatize the Postal Service as part of the sweeping government reorganization plan it unveiled Thursday, which may bring with it a significant pay and benefits changes to more than 600,000 USPS employees.
USPS’ rocky start to the first half of the fiscal year comes a month after President Donald Trump signed an executive order setting up a postal task force after claiming the agency is “on an unsustainable path.”
The U.S. Postal Service reported its 11th straight year of financial losses on Tuesday, but a number of pending regulatory changes could, in time, help put the agency on a path toward solvency.