Postal Service Board of Governors

(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)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 sends first RIF notices to non-union employees, seeks to raise mail prices above inflation

The Postal Service sent its first reduction in force notices to non-union management employees, while the Senate confirmed Biden’s third USPS board pick.

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)A mailbox sits outside a U.S. Post Office building, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in the Susquehanna Township section of Harrisburg, Pa. U.S. Postal Service inspectors found just 13 ballots during an Election Day sweep of processing centers ordered by a federal judge, all of them in Pennsylvania. Court documents filed Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, say the ballots were then expedited for delivery to local election offices.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

USPS offers Congress, Biden administration a shot at long-term postal reform

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In this Feb. 5, 2016, photo, a mail clerk at the Wynne Unit of the Texas prison system makes her way through a box of letters for inmates in Huntsville, Texas. Every piece of mail is checked for contraband, like drugs hidden under stamps, or messages or words in correspondence that suggest violence or escape plans, as well as attempts by convicts to profit from some enterprise or business while behind bars. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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

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(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)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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Postmaster general postpones retirement as board continues search for successor

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USPS board finally reaches quorum as 10-year postal reform plan comes into focus

The Postal Service, for the first time since December 2014, has enough members on its Board of Governors to reach a quorum.

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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…

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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 they only have five members. Emily tells In Depth with Francis Rose how they got that way and why that’s hurting their work.

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