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Regulator tells USPS slower mail wouldn’t result in ‘much improvement’ to its finances

The Postal Service’s regulator is warning USPS that plans to slow down nearly 40% of first-class mail delivery wouldn’t result in “much improvement,…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)A U.S. Postal Service truck makes deliveries next to the Supreme Court on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Washington. President Donald Trump says he's planning an aggressive legal strategy to try prevent Pennsylvania from counting mailed ballots that are received in the three days after the election, a matter that could find its way to the high court. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

USPS still expects ‘modest growth’ for small packages as it proposes slower delivery

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this July 31, 2020, file photo, letter carriers load mail trucks for deliveries at a U.S. Postal Service facility in McLean, Va. A U.S. judge on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide. The judge called them

21 attorneys general say election mail at risk if USPS slows mail standards

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)A mailbox is seen in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

USPS on-time delivery ticks up, but doesn’t cross pre-pandemic threshold

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)A mailbox is seen in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Bipartisan USPS reform bill with a ‘good chance’ of becoming law passes House committee

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(Jim Watson/Pool via AP)United States Postal Service Postmaster General Louis DeJoy speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on

DeJoy expects feedback, but also consensus, from USPS nominees on 10-year plan

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(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)FILE- In this Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, boxes for sorted mail are stacked at the main post office in Omaha, Neb. A task force created by President Donald Trump to evaluate ways to stem billions of dollars in losses at the U.S. Postal Service is suggesting a range of options, including proposals that could significantly boost the cost of sending non-essential mail. The report recommended that the Postal Service develop a new pricing model that would remove current price caps and charge market-based prices for both mail and packages that were not deemed to be “essential postal services.”. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Judge rules USPS can move ‘limited’ mail-sorting machines to improve service

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(Jim Watson/Pool via AP)United States Postal Service Postmaster General Louis DeJoy speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on

USPS aims to break-even starting in 2023 under 10-year infrastructure plan

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CIA unveils new website to step up recruitment efforts

In today’s Federal Newscast, the CIA adds another piece to its two-plus year effort to change the way its recruits the next generation of employees.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this July 31, 2020, file photo, letter carriers load mail trucks for deliveries at a U.S. Postal Service facility in McLean, Va. A U.S. judge on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide. The judge called them

USPS ‘hopeful’ freedom to set higher mail rates will increase revenue

The Postal Regulatory Commission released a final rule Monday that would keep a price cap on market-dominant products like first-class mail, but would…

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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is sworn in before testifying during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Postal Service agreed Wednesday, Oct. 14, to reverse changes that slowed mail service nationwide, settling a lawsuit filed by Montana Gov. Steve Bullock during a pandemic that is expected to force many more people to vote by mail. (Tom Williams/Pool Photo via AP, File)

USPS operational changes had ‘significant impact’ on mail delays, watchdog finds

Auditors found on-time delivery of first-class mail fell by more than 10% in July, directly corresponding” with the timeline of when USPS started reducing late and extra trips between mail processing plants and post offices.

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