Postal Service Woes
May 23 Survey shows most want USPS to continue to deliver throughout the country.
May 16 Nearly 6,000 postal employees were attacked by dogs in 2012, USPS says.
May 10 Losses are less than last year, but USPS needs Congress' help to reach solvency, officials say.
April 30 Postal Service announces $239 million annual contract with UnitedHealthcare.
April 30 Proposal would overturn Postal Service’s ban on delivering wine and beer.
April 24 The $10.5 billion contract will last seven years.
April 24 Was USPS damaged by the cyclist's doping?
April 17 While Congress debates reform, panel tells Postal Service to take cost savings into its own hands.
April 12 As lawmakers seek to strike a deal, several key players are working on their own proposals, sources say.
April 11 Measure would help USPS and employees save on legal fees, lawmaker says.
April 10 White House seeks savings from postal agency's overhaul.
April 10 USPS will now seek to reduce workforce and raise prices to address fiscal situation.
April 9 Industry reps differ on pricing but all agree reform is necessary.
April 2 USPS oversight agency seeks contractors to assist with research.
March 29 Discounts for presorting cost more than they save.
March 27 Facilities will cease operations this year rather than in 2014.
March 22 The U.S. agency is burdened by legacy costs and lack of innovation.
March 21 What the decision means for a plan to drop Saturday mail in August remains unclear.
March 19 Lawmakers want details; the Postal Service says they already have enough.
March 15 Surplus has been estimated at $3 billion and $11 billion.