Postal Service

Why USPS Is Disproportionately Impacted by High Inflation

The Postal Service is expected to pay out $1.1 billion more in cost-of-living adjustments this year.

House Sends Package that Includes an IRS Hiring Boost and USPS EV Funding to Biden

The measure aimed at lowering health care costs and fueling the fight against climate change received only Democratic support.

As Pressure Ramps Up Against USPS Reforms, DeJoy Asks Stakeholders to Fall in Line

The Postal Service is facing pushback on its plans to raise rates, shrink the workforce and consolidate mail processing.

USPS Plans to Slash 50,000 Positions in Coming Years to Reach 'Break Even' Point

The plan envisions relying solely on attrition. Meanwhile, USPS is delivering election ballots at a much faster clip.

IRS Hiring Surge, USPS Electric Vehicle Funding and Other Takeaways From the Democrats' New Agreement

Many agencies across government would see a funding surge under an agreement struck on Wednesday by Democratic senators.

USPS Ramps Up Electric Vehicles to Half of Its Initial Contract Order

With a new network and cash windfall, the Postal Service is going more electric—including with off-the-shelf options.

Abortion Medications Set to Become Next Legal Battlefield

State abortion bans clash with FDA approval of the pills.

GovExec Daily: The Postal Service Will Continue to Deliver Abortion Meds by Mail

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss how USPS will handle mailers sending mifepristone and misoprostol via its network.

This Is Where USPS Is Building Out Its First Mega-Centers This Year

The Postal Service will build out 60 new facilities as part of Louis DeJoy's 10-year plan, adding to its overall staff and improving working conditions.

USPS: It's Up to Mailers to Comply With State Laws on Abortion Pills

The Postal Service says it will not crack down on the mailings, while the Biden administration promises to use the mail to expand access to the pills.

USPS Plans to Close More Facilities and Repurpose Those That Remain

As Louis DeJoy seeks to implement his vision, new confirmed board members could tip the scales for USPS governance.

GovExec Daily: Are the New Postal Vehicles Coming Soon?

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the fight around the Postal Service fleet contract.

House Dems to Force a Vote on Pausing USPS' Vehicle Contract

The pressure continues to ramp up on the Postal Service to purchase more electric trucks.

USPS Is Promising More Severe Price Hikes Even As Revenues Grow by Nearly $1B

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy tells mailers to get used to "uncomfortable" rate increases as inflation is driving up the Postal Service's costs.