FILE - This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo, shows a call log displayed via an AT&T app on a cellphone in Orlando, Fla. The app helps locate and block fraudulent calls, although some robocalls do get through. The Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. The Traced Act on Thursday, May 23, 2019, passed 97-1. It’s not clear what will happen in the House, where the Democrats in charge have made several anti-robocall proposals. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Federal robocallers must now have consent to drop you a line

In today’s Federal Newscast: The FCC rules that government contractors must have consent before robocalling. The president is strengthening the leadership…

Read more

USPS board nominees see no ‘easy answers,’ but common ground for postal reform

Read more
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

Read more
AP/Evan Vuccipostal service, Megan Brennan

Postmaster general postpones retirement as board continues search for successor

Read more

Postal Service’s future uncertain with empty Board of Governors

The last member of the U.S. Postal Service’s Board of Governors vacated his position on Dec. 8, leaving the group — which is supposed to have nine…

Read more

Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

Eleven members make up the Postal Service Board of Governors. They’re a little short on manpower right now though. Federal News Radio’s Emily Kopp reports…

Read more
Federal News Radio pinwheel icon

Senate gridlock forces Postal board into emergency committee

The Postal Service Board of Governors says it will keep working, even though it doesn’t have enough members for a quorum.

Read more

Sign up for breaking news alerts