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Key Notes Volume 03 Number 04

Calls for Postal Reform Grow Louder – For years, proposals to reform the U.S. Postal Service have stalled on the Hill, but last week a congressional panel said the need for legislative action is more urgent than ever.  “Mr. Chairman, we need reform now,” Megan Brennan, postmaster general and chief executive officer of the U.S. …

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Key Notes Volume 03 Number 03

BREAKING NEWS – Exigent Rate Is Likely to Be Baked Into New Postal Reform – Sen. Tom Carper’s relentless mission to pass postal reform this year appeared to have several backers at a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.  All senators and witnesses seemed to be in agreement that …

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Key Notes Volume 03 Number 02

Exigent Rollback Update – Speaking before the Mailers’ Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) this week the Postmaster General Megan Brennan announced that the exigency rate surcharge is scheduled to be rolled back the first week of April.  A 45-day notice will be issued in February.  This contradicts the news that the Postal Service has made …

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Key Notes Volume 03 Number 01

USPS Opens Round 3 in the Fight Over the Exigent Rate Increase – This week the Postal Service filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia, arguing that the Postal Regulatory Commission was wrong in its most recent ruling on the exigent rate increase.  The Postal Service wants the case remanded to …