Postal Service Woes
July 10 House oversight leader argued he and only he could make postal policy.
July 10 Postal Service aims to rein in employee improper use of travel cards.
July 9 Price hike has not attracted wide attention amid the outcry over the agency's push to close or downsize more than 80 mail-processing facilities nationwide after January.
July 8 USPS could harness young technology into new business opportunities.
July 3 Postmasters can receive one-time $10,000 payment.
July 3 Better oversight of employees’ use of the cards can reduce bad publicity, report says.
July 1 Employees could be reassigned to new locations.
June 25 Maintaining six-day delivery wins bipartisan support after subcommittee supported a potential reduction.
June 23 Appropriations subcommittee removes longstanding legislative language requiring six-day schedule.
June 6 The House majority leader says 'a lot of misinformation' is circulating.
May 21 With comprehensive postal reform stuck in neutral, House panel passes piecemeal legislation.
May 16 Houston, Los Angeles and Cleveland top the list.
May 9 Retiree health benefits and other liabilities continue to drive the Postal Service into the red.
May 7 Oversight committee postpones vote after failing to win bipartisan support.
April 29 Postal Service is looking to improve its leadership succession program.
April 24 Union, USPS employees say the deal is an affront to federal workers.
April 21 USPS sets the record straight.
April 8 Hearing showcases progress on ever-elusive USPS overhaul, though many hurdles remain.
March 28 Postal Service employees spent tens of thousands of dollars for personal expenses on the agency’s dime.
February 21 D.C.-area employees say mail is piling up as they are unable to finish their routes.