United States Postal Service
Maryland’s congressional representatives have demanded that the postmaster general restore regular mail delivery to parts of the state after residents complained of service disruptions.
Letter carriers in the Washington area are planning to rally Monday evening in an effort to stop nighttime delivery.
Regulators on Tuesday approved a temporary price hike of 3 cents for a first-class stamp, bringing the charge to 49 cents a letter in an effort to help the Postal Service recover from severe mail decreases brought on by the 2008 economic downturn.
Amazon says it is teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sundays.
Supervisors at government agencies began meetings Thursday to decide which employees would continue to report to work and which would be considered nonessential and told to stay home under contingency plans ordered by the Office of Management and Budget.
The U.S. Postal Service is putting off plans to stop its Saturday mail delivery because Congress isn’t allowing the change.
The U.S. Postal Service is discontinuing delivery of first class mail on Saturdays by August 1. Priority mail and packages will still be delivered six days a week.
District of Columbia officials are requiring Donald Trump’s organization to pay millions in local property taxes to redevelop the Old Post Office Pavilion into a luxury hotel.
The debt-ridden U.S. Postal Service wasted $1.2 million in printing costs after making a bad bet that stamps representing The Simpsons would be twice as popular as Elvis Presley.