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Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill Passes Through Committee Today, with a bipartisan voice vote, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, as amended Postmasters: House Oversight & Government Reform Committee Approves Postal Reform Bill


New Jersey USPS Supervisor Accused of Stealing over $15,000 from cash deposits A U.S. Postal Service supervisor in New Jersey is accused of stealing more than $15,000. 


USPS, FedEx Extend Express Air Transportation Contract for 7 more years FedEx Extends Express Air Transportation Contract With United States Postal Service  


Spartan Motors’ Utilimaster Seeks Withdrawal from USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Program as Body Builder - Partners with Prototype Award Participant to Upfit USPS Vehicles with Cargo Management Solutions  


Richmond VA Postal Workers receive back pay, Postmaster and 5 postal managers fired                                     Dozens of current and former Richmond (Virginia) mail carriers have received extra payments during the holidays from the U.S. Postal Service.  


USPS: Approximately 16 billion pieces of mail, 750 million packages to be delivered this holiday season Postal Service Ready to Deliver Holiday Cheer


USPS to spend nearly $120 million to build or modify mail, vehicle facilities

USPS to build new Processing & Distribution Center (P&DC) and a new Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) in Portland Oregon. USPS is also modifying several mail facilities on the East Coast.  Comments (Count)


Updated: Tuesday March 28, 2017


Louisiana mailman arrested, again accused of delivering mail while intoxicated letter carrier was arrested and booked with DWI-third arrest, accused of delivering mail and driving his mail truck while intoxicated for second time.  (3/28/2017)
USPS: We are not “in good financial shape” as Op-ed To The Hill On PRC 10-Year Review claims While the U.S. Postal Service welcomes constructive dialog surrounding the Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC) 10-year review of the pricing system for market-dominant products, we cannot let false and irresponsible claims made by several mailing industry leaders in a recent The Hill op-ed go unchallenged.  (3/25/2017)
NALC statement on Trump, GOP failure to repeal Obamacare The GOP leadership’s bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act—also known as Obamacare—was expected to lose handily in the House   (3/25/2017)
Troopers: Drunk driver caused crash that killed postal worker on I-85 in North Carolina  State troopers said a drunk driver caused a wreck that killed a mailman overnight on Interstate 85 in west Charlotte.(3/25/2017)
Judge finds UPS liable to New York over illegally shipping cartons of untaxed cigarettes A federal judge on Friday held United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) liable for having illegally shipped hundreds of thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York, (3/25/2017)
NALC recommends PRC eliminating postage price cap on first class mail  The Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC) required 10-year review of the way the U.S. Postal Service sets its prices for postage and postal products is underway, with NALC making an official submission to the agency APWU Weighs In, Calling for an End to CPI Price Cap (3/23/2017)
APWU: Motor Vehicle Service PSE Salary Exception Agreement Reached the Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Postal Service that remedies Motor Vehicle Service Postal Support Employees (PSE) salary exception (3/23/2017)
Ex Postal Worker, wife admits scamming USPS, VA out of $1.2 million in benefits Holland NY Couple Pleads Guilty In Connection With Fraudulent Receipt Of Over $1,000,000 In Veterans Benefits And Postal Workers Compensation   (3/23/2017)
USPS proposes alternative pricing system to postage price cap USPS is offering comments on the 10-year pricing system review being conducted by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).  (3/22/2017)
Following Postal Issue in Richmond CA, Congressman DeSaulnier Acts by Amending Postal Reform Bill A measure authored by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) was unanimously adopted by the Oversight and Government Reform Committee as a part of the bipartisan Postal Service Reform Act APWU: Postal Reform Act of 2017 Moves Forward (3/20/2017)
Video: Colorado postal worker accused of faking cancer in order to use sick leave A Postal employee is facing a number of fraud charges in connection to allegations that she faked a cancer diagnosis in order to use hundreds of hours of sick time.(3/18/2017)
OPM: Don’t Fall For a Fake Retirement Scam Be on the Alert for an aggressive phone scam that targets Federal annuitants:  (3/17/2017)
USPS Employees Database Updated 2017 Postal Employees Names, Salaries, Position, Date Hired And Work Facility (2/23/2017)






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March 28, 2017

Heated moments over future of Youngstown post office

Copperas Cove man arrested for post office box break-ins 

USPS OIG: Internal Controls Over Single Drawer Accountability at (Redacted) Post Office (PDF) 

March 27, 2017

Change of address coming for tiny South Jersey post office 

Brazilian post office looking to fire up to 25,000 workers 

Flyer denied by Postal Service going into papers

2 women to face charges in connection to Winter Garden mail theft

March 26, 2017

Amazon gives first sneak peek of its U.S. drone delivery service 

Watch Amazon’s Prime Air drone make its first demo delivery in the US

New scam tricks victims out of thousands of dollars using old con

March 25, 2017

Pickup truck crashes into Titusville post office

Houston: Five post offices saved, but one still on the chopping block

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 8 Individuals Charged In $158 Million OWCP Health Care Fraud Scheme

U.S. Postal Service to Issue New Global Forever and 3-cent Stamps this Spring

Video: A Post Office Named After Marvin Gaye? California Congresswoman Says Let’s Get It On

March 24, 2017

Video: Bakersfield CA man faces federal charges for postal mail theft

Thief breaks into more than 20 PO boxes at Texas PO

Mailbox Bombs Blamed For Oklahoma Wildfires

Vandals hit Eagle River AK Post Office once again

Woman seeks more than $2 million in postal worker crash

Homeowner takes measures to prevent cluster box break-ins

2 stabbed to death outside Stockton CA post office

Entrepreneur’s mail order marijuana business ruined by one stubborn Charlotte postman

Motorist claims she was injured when postal employee backed into vehicle

Tampa man sentenced for his role in scheme to sell stolen social security checks obtained from postal employee

Actor’s postal performance strikes chord

Man dead after firing at mail carrier, deputy in northwest Minnesota

Vehicle drives through front of Jasper post office

Mystery Letter Returned After 13 Years 

MPA Preps for USPS Showdown 

Video: Suspect Found Dead Inside North Carolina Post Office After Four Hour Standoff

Missouri Woman Pleads Guilty to Stolen Mail, Fraud

“Bad Santa” Sentenced for Stealing Packages from US Mail

USPS OIG: Fiscal Year 2016 Postal Service Selected Financial Activities and Accounting Records

USPS OIG: How can the Postal Service Enhance its Management of Software Licenses?

USPS OIG: Congressional Inquiries — Gateway District

Indiana postal worker charged in Highland mail thefts

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