Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 37

HOT NEWS: Senator Introduces Another Bill to Save the USPS – Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and longtime crusader for a legislative reform package to fix the ailing USPS, will once again take a crack at saving the Postal Service.  He introduced the 2015 Improving …

Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 36

Seeing the Forest and the Trees, All 3 Trillion of Them – A recent study by researchers at Yale University revealed that there are more than 3 trillion trees now growing on the planet, seven times more than scientists previously thought.  Their results, published in the journal Nature, provide the most comprehensive assessment of tree …

Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 35

USPS Isn’t Giving Up in Its Fight to Keep Stamp Prices High – The U.S. Postal Service has filed yet another petition against the mandate that it end emergency price hikes, once again dragging out a process that has already lasted years.  USPS made its filing with the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, …

BREAKING NEWS — USPS Keeps Exigency in Play, Files Appeal in D.C. Circuit

DMNews is reporting that even after the Postal Regulatory Commission gave the U.S. Postal Service nearly everything it asked for in an appeal on the scope of the exigent surcharge, USPS has gone back to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to ask for more.

In Order No. 2623 filed on July 29, the PRC …