Three different postmarks honor Civil War general’s 200th birthday: Postmark Pursuit

July 26, 2016 08:00 AM

Cities in New York, Virginia and Georgia are commemorating the 200th birth anniversary of Union Army Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas.


Committee OKs postal reform, new Scott numbers issued: Week’s Most Read

July 15, 2016 09:21 AM

Also this week, the U.S. House rejected an effort to change USPS mail delivery standards, and we learned about what airplane crash covers can teach us about a disaster.


MLB All-Star Game has a San Diego postmark you can request: Postmark Pursuit

July 13, 2016 05:00 PM

Collectors who couldn’t be on hand to catch a ball hit in the Home Run Derby will still be able to obtain a souvenir from the festivities.


House committee approves postal reform, rejects presidential appointments

July 12, 2016 03:55 PM

On July 12, a House committee approved a bill that would boost stamp prices and require USPS retirees to depend on Medicare for most medical expenses.


Labor agreement puts brakes on Village Post Offices

July 12, 2016 10:34 AM

A recent labor agreement between the U.S. Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union has halted new Village Post Offices.


Astronomer who discovered Pluto honored with hometown postmark: Postmark Pursuit

July 09, 2016 12:00 AM

The postmark comes a little more than a month after the United States Postal Service issued two forever stamps in honor of the successful New Horizons mission to Pluto: One stamp pictures the New Horizons spacecraft, and the other shows a photograph of the dwarf planet as taken by the interplanetary explorer during its flyby last year.


House rejects effort to change USPS mail delivery standards

July 08, 2016 09:29 AM

Thanks to a maneuver by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, the full House on July 6 rejected the committee’s effort to require the United States Postal Service to return to the delivery standards it used prior to 2012.
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