Postal News

USPS bans electronic cigarettes
The United States Postal Service has announced it is amending its smoking ban to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in any of its facilities. (Read more...)

San Francisco offers city hall postmark for Harvey Milk San Francisco offers city hall postmark for Harvey Milk stamp
During a May 22 White House ceremony, the United States Postal Service issued a Harvey Milk forever stamp to honor the gay rights activist and politician. (Read more...)

Fighting over the numbers
What the United States Postal Service continues to see as more bad news, the major postal unions are claiming is good news. (Read more...)

Circus World postmark offered May 5 in Baraboo, Wis. Circus World postmark offered May 5 in Baraboo, Wis.
The first Ringling Brothers “big top performance” was held May 19, 1884, in Baraboo, Wis. Baraboo today is the home of the Circus World museum, a Wisconsin historic site. (Read more...)

Centralized delivery savings questioned
For months, House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., has been saying that ending door-to-door mail deliveries could save the United States Postal Service millions of dollars a year. (Read more...)

Brazil Brazil unveils new brand
Brazil’s post office, Correios, introduced a new logo, or brand, May 6 at an event held at the postal headquarters in Brasilia, attended by Brazil’s Communications Minister Paulo Bernardo, other officials, postal employees and national sporting stars. (Read more...)

A new USPS legislation setback
Prospects for legislation that the United States Postal Service has called vital for its survival suffered a potentially serious setback May 7. (Read more...)

Jersey introduced rate change April 23
New postage rates for the Channel Island of Jersey went into effect April 23. (Read more...)

Two reports slam the USPS over sales of historic buildings Two reports slam the USPS over sales of historic buildings
Two new reports have sharply criticized the United States Postal Service’s efforts to preserve historic post offices and their artwork. (Read more...)

Outbox mail service: from tech darlings to out of business
Evan Baehr and Will Davis had become something of two darlings of the digital age. (Read more...)

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