Postal News

Kennedy nominated for postal board
Victoria Reggie Kennedy, a lawyer and the widow of Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be a member of the board of governors of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring Dec. 8, 2016. (Read more...)

Seven proofs in USPS sports-theme eBay auction Seven proofs in USPS sports-theme eBay auction
The United States Postal Service is offering 50 new items through an eBay online auction that began Feb. 16. Included are seven stamp proofs never before offered to the public. (Read more...)

Postal Service delighted with new Senate bill, but trouble looms
When the Senate Homeland Security Committee finally approved a postal rescue bill Feb. 6, United States Postal Service officials were delighted. (Read more...)

CSAC member Cary Brick wins praise CSAC member Cary Brick wins praise as he departs committee
Former Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee member Cary Brick was lauded by Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe for “his enthusiasm for things all American” during his 12 years on the panel. (Read more...)

Senators comment on future of USPS at bill markup
Statements by two members of the United States Senate at different ends of the political spectrum illustrate how little agreement there is over the future of the U.S. Postal Service. (Read more...)

USPS modifies stamp selection criteria
The stamp subject selection criteria used by the United States Postal Service’s Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee has been slightly modified to include a call for stamps that reflect the nation’s diversity. (Read more...)

Canada suspends registered mail to the United States
By Jay Bigalke (Read more...)

Postal customers shun self-service machines
Those costly blue self-service postal kiosks found in more than 2,300 post offices nationwide are failing to save the financially troubled United States Postal Service millions of dollars each year. T (Read more...)

Union at odds with USPS-Staples plan
Shades of 1988: The United States Postal Service is once again at odds with the American Postal Workers Union over a USPS plan to sell stamps and other postal items in a retail chain. (Read more...)

Budget law requires six-day deliveries; USPS appeals rate increase
Congress has once again said no to the United States Postal Service’s plan to end Saturday mail deliveries. (Read more...)

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