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Issa's postal reform proposal OKs 5-day delivery, modifies prefunding

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) released a draft postal reform bill that supports ending Saturday mail delivery and would modify how the agency pre-funds retiree health-care payments that now threaten to sink the agency into financial insolvency. Congressional postal reform efforts have remained dormant so far this year, even as the Postal Service's financial outlook has worsened.

Tags: Darrell Issa , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Tom Carper , postal reform , Jack Moore

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 07:37pm EDT

Postal Service cost-saving initiatives fast-tracked under new rule

The cash-strapped Postal Service has proposed a number of service and delivery changes to right its financial ship and says it needs more timely decisions from the commission to implement them. The commission has been criticized in the past for taking too long to issue its opinions. Of the five major cases brought before the commission since 2006, three took more than eight months to complete and one took nearly a year, according to PRC.

Tags: PRC , Ruth Goldway , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 07:21pm EDT

Post office posts $1.9 billion second quarter loss

The U.S. Postal Service said Friday it lost $1.9 billion over the last three months and warned that losses would continue to mount without help from Congress. The loss for the financial quarter ending March 31 was narrower than a $3.2 billion loss for the same period last year, thanks to slightly higher revenues and lower payments towards health benefits for workers who will retire in the future.

Tags: Pat Donahoe , Joe Corbett

Friday - 05/10/2013, 03:10pm EDT

Donahoe: Postal Service bailout looms if Congress doesn't act quickly

If Congress doesn't pass comprehensive postal reform legislation soon, it could find itself forced to bail out the financially troubled U.S. Postal Service to the tune of billions of dollars, said Postmaster General Pat Donahoe. The postmaster general said in a speech at the National Press Club he's optimistic Congress will pass postal reform legislation this year.

Tags: Pat Donahoe , Congress , postal reform , Saturday delivery , Jack Moore

Friday - 04/19/2013, 10:13pm EDT
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Postal Service's 'broken business model' under fire but solutions scarce

Postmaster General Pat Donahoe told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Wednesday that the Postal Service is operating under a "broken business model." But cost-saving efforts, such as ending Saturday delivery and modifying a multibillion dollar requirement to prefund future retirees health care costs, garnered little agreement among lawmakers.

Tags: Congress , House , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Frederic Rolando , NALC , Pat Donahoe , Gene Dodaro , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 07:50pm EDT

Postal Service backs down on ending Saturday mail

The U.S. Postal Service has reversed its decision to end Saturday mail delivery service, saying Congress gave it no choice when it passed a 2013 appropriations bill last month that continued a ban on five-day delivery.

Tags: Congress , House , budget , mail delivery , Darrell Issa , Tom Carper

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 02:04pm EDT

Feds helping furloughed feds

Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund Executive Director Steve Bauer, and Sean Reilly from the Federal Times, will discuss furloughs, and their impact on feds.
April 3, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , furloughs , sequestration , Steve Bauer , FEEA , Sean Reilly , Federal Times , postal downsizing , Saturday delivery , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 07:38pm EDT
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New data analytics tool gives Postal Service IG head start on cases

Bryan Jones, the director of the Counter Measures and Performance Evaluation (CAPE) team in the U.S. Postal Service's Office of the Inspector General, said the development of a dashboard to help investigators visualize data more easily helped overcome initial resistance to these kinds of tools.
March 28, 2013

Tags: Ask the CIO , Jason Miller , data analytics , USPSOIG , performance evaluation , technology , big data , Bryan Jones

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 10:17pm EDT
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Furloughs, sequestration, and five day delivery

AFGE's J. David Cox, and Federal Times Senior Writer Sean Reilly will talk about the impact of sequestration and the possiblity that federal workers will be furloughed.
March 27, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , J. David Cox , AFGE , DoD , sequestration , furloughs , Federal Times , Sean Reilly , budget battle , continuing resolution , Saturday delivery , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 06:52pm EDT
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Debate rages over USPS delivery changes

The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service announced last month it would end Saturday delivery of first-class mail. But a new legal decision from the Government Accountability Office seemed to offer more questions than answers.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , Darrell Issa , Tom Coburn , Gerry Connolly , Jack Moore

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 07:14pm EDT
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