Postal Service

USPS reaches deal with APWU on pilot to package free at-home COVID-19 tests

The Postal Service is gearing up to deliver a billion at-home COVID-19 tests to households in the coming weeks on behalf of the Biden administration.

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(Tom Williams/Pool via AP)Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, talks with Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)

New USPS board chairman supports DeJoy, ‘self-sustaining’ operating model

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(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)Josiah Morse

USPS seeks 120-day delay to comply with OSHA vaccine, testing requirements

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49th Public Affairs Detachment/Spc. Vincent LevelevParatroopers participate in a division run along Long Street during the All American Run on Fort Bragg, N.C. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Vincent Levelev)

Next year’s $770B defense authorization act includes a raise

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(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)Parcels jam a conveyor belt at the United States Postal Service sorting and processing facility, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Boston. On the busiest days, about 170,000 packages are processed at the facility. Last year's holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of the year for the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service. Shippers are now gearing up for another holiday crush.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

USPS sees more on-time holiday deliveries, despite surge in COVID-19 quarantines

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)FILE - In this May 28, 2020, file photo a voter casts her mail-in ballot at in a drop box in West Chester, Pa., prior to the primary election. Former President Donald Trump’s discredited allegations about a stolen election did nothing to save his presidency months ago. Courtrooms, state governments and ultimately Congress affirmed the legitimacy of his defeat and the honesty of the process. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

USPS keeps ‘extraordinary measures’ for mail-in ballots in place through 2028 under lawsuit settlement

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(AP Photo/Eric Gay)FILE - Border Patrol agents hold a news conference prior to a media tour of a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporary facility near the Donna International Bridge in Donna, Texas, May 2, 2019. A special Customs and Border Protection unit used sensitive government databases intended to track terrorists to investigate as many as 20 U.S.-based journalists, including a Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press reporter, according to a federal watchdog. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Senators warn USPS, CBP fall short on legislation to stop opioids in the mail

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A cut lead pipe is pulled from a dig site for testing at a home in Royal Oak, Mich., on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. Communities with lead pipes could see higher test results for lead in their tap water if a new method of water sampling goes into effect. The Detroit suburb of Royal Oak historically had low test results but it had to notify the public of a problem after the state mandated new sampling methods. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

IG: Water quality and mold may be issues when employees return to federal buildings

In today’s Federal Newscast, you can add water issues at federal properties to the list of unforeseen consequences from the lockdown.

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Federal appeals court upholds USPS regulator’s decision to allow higher mail rates

A three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found the Postal Regulatory Commission struck a careful balance last year when…

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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2020, file photo, mail delivery vehicles are parked outside a post office in Boys Town, Neb. A U.S. judge on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide. The judge called them

Biden seeks to replace 2 Trump picks on USPS Board of Governors

Biden on Friday announced his intention to name former head of the General Services Administration Dan Tangherlini and Derek Kan, a former deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, to the board.

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