The Federal Eye: postal reform


Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Mail customers would accept service cuts to aid USPS

They are especially accommodating if they are aware that the agency does not draw on tax revenue — a study by the USPS inspector general has found.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:22 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  five-day mail, postal finances, postal reform, Postal Service, six-day mail, USPS

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Postal Service asks lawmakers for greater flexibility

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe testified before a Senate panel that the current cap on rate increases is too restrictive for the cash-strapped agency.

By Josh Hicks  |  08:01 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  postal reform

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 09/05/2013

Will mailers be asked to pay more to help the U.S. Postal Service?

Postal Board to consider whether to request larger-than-normal rate increase for mailers

By Lisa Rein  |  06:02 AM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  postal reform

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 07/17/2013

House Republicans strike bill language to force postal unions to open contracts

Key House committee tackles new proposals for postal reform

By Lisa Rein  |  12:06 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  postal reform

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/10/2013

U.S. Postal Service posts $1.9 billion loss, despite efficiency efforts

Savings from efficiency measures and increased revenues in some categories of business were not enough to prevent the second quarter USPS loss.

By Eric Yoder and Josh Hicks  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  postal finances, postal reform, Postal Service