Postal Service

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Joe Biden

‘Nowhere to go but up.’ Biden’s zero-emission federal fleet hits roadblocks

Biden is asking lawmakers to approve $5 billion to support a broader national transition to electric and zero-emission vehicles.

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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/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)

Business groups support proposed postal reforms under some conditions

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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 sends first RIF notices to non-union employees, seeks to raise mail prices above inflation

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(AP Photo/Morry Gash)A mailbox stands in Fox Point, Wis., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Facing public pressure and state lawsuits, the Postmaster general announced Tuesday he is halting some operational changes to mail delivery that critics warned were causing widespread delays and could disrupt voting in the November election. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

How the west was won. Not by guns, but by the Postal Service.

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IG: Veterans Affairs may have overlooked cost of physical improvements needed for EHR

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)A concrete pump frames the Capitol Dome during renovations and repairs to Lower Senate Park on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. President Joe Biden hopes to pass a massive national infrastructure plan by this summer but Democrats and Republicans in Congress appear divided over his proposal for $2.3 trillion in spending to upgrade the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

What Congress is considering for your agency in the week ahead

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(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people. At a senior-level meeting with Cuban officials in Washington on June 14, 2018, the State Department said it had again raised the issue, which has prompted a significant reduction in staffing at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

Senators want to provide financial aid for those suffering from mysterious Havana Syndrome

In today’s Federal Newscast, diplomats and intelligence personnel suffering from a mysterious illness called Havana Syndrome would get additional support…

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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2021 file photo, an American flag flies at half-staff in remembrance of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick above the Capitol Building in Washington.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Best shot at USPS reform in Congress gets better with 20 senators supporting bipartisan bill

The best shot for Congress to pass comprehensive postal reform legislation just get better, with a bipartisan coalition of 20 senators introducing companion…

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In this Dec. 10, 2019, photo a vast array of fine single malt scotch bottles are displayed at Wink & Nod, basement-dwelling, speakeasy-like bar, in Boston. In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

New bill could have your mailman double as your bartender

In today’s Federal Newscast, House and Senate lawmakers seek to overturn a ban on the Postal Service shipping alcohol to households.

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