Postal Service Woes
November 14 First ever female PMG will replace embattled USPS leader Feb. 1.
November 11 Union, lawmakers, unhappy with USPS secrecy.
October 28 Disagreement abounds as the Postal Service blames bad weather, not job cuts and plant closures, for slower mail.
September 24 USPS submits proposal to market test early morning grocery delivery in certain cities.
September 12 A behind-the-scenes look at lawmakers’ inability to move forward on a desperately-needed overhaul.
September 8 A majority of senators, including leader Harry Reid, now support delaying plant closures.
August 28 USPS is losing lots of money - and vehicles.
August 20 Squabble erupted after USPS announced plans to cut 15,000 jobs and consolidate 82 mail-processing centers in 2015.
August 19 The Postal Service inspector general has recommended a slew of changes to 100-year-old law, including benefits cuts.
August 11 Congressionally mandated obligations are keeping USPS from getting back into the black.
August 7 Benjamin F. Bailar says Harry Potter and similar stamps lack 'gravitas.'
August 4 Lawmakers, unions and managers disagree on service impacts of consolidations.
July 25 Some say expanding services, rather than just cutting costs, is key to saving the Postal Service.
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.