Video: Mail delivery stops for Northglenn, CO street after residents of one house cause problem

Video: Mail delivery stops for Northglenn, CO street after residents of one house cause problem

NORTHGLENN, Colo. — 10/11/17 – No mail, no delivery, nothing from the U.S. Postal Service. That’s the reality for a Northglenn neighborhood after an entire street was cut off from deliveries. “We just feel stuck,” Brianna Johnston said. “We don’t get mail anymore, delivered to our homes. The entire street doesn’t.” There are dozens of […]

USPS continues efforts in Caribbean

USPS continues efforts in Caribbean

A USPS vehicle carrying ready-to-eat meals and water travels to Lares, PR, last week. All incoming mail is now available to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, where USPS is continuing to expand service in the devastating aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Customers are receiving mail by picking it up at Post Offices or through limited […]

House Passes Budget Resolution Calling for $32 Billion in Benefit Cuts

House Passes Budget Resolution Calling for $32 Billion in Benefit Cuts

On Thursday, October 5, the House of Representatives passed a budget resolution that instructs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to cut $32 billion from programs under its jurisdiction. (These proposed cuts are known as reconciliation instructions.) Although the bill, H.Con.Res. 71, does not identify the programs to be cut, the only programs that […]

USPS video shows how to request refunds online

USPS video shows how to request refunds online

10/06/17 – A new USPS video shows customers how they can obtain refunds online. “How to Request a Refund” explains the Postal Service offers a money-back guarantee for Priority Mail Express and a refund for Extra Services. The 1-minute, 40-second segment also explains how residential customers can request refunds through usps.com, while business customers can […]

NALC honors letter carriers’ heroism

NALC honors letter carriers’ heroism

Johnstown, PA, Letter Carrier Matthew Lamb, recipient of the NALC’s National Hero of the Year Award, was honored this week in Washington, DC. A Postal Service employee who rescued a grandmother and grandson from a raging house fire in Johnstown, PA, received the top hero of the year award from the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) […]

U.S. Postal Service Announces New Prices for 2018

U.S. Postal Service Announces New Prices for 2018

WASHINGTON — 10/06/17 – The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect Jan. 21, 2018. The new prices, if approved, include a one cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp from 49 cents to 50 cents. Postcard stamps and […]

OPM Announces 2018 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program Premiums

OPM Announces 2018 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program Premiums

WASHINGTON, DC – 10/04/17 – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced today that the overall average increase in total premiums for the 2018 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will rise by an average of four percent. The Federal Benefits Open Season, which runs from November 13 to December 11, 2017, gives Federal employees […]

Senator Tester Defends Rural Montanans, Holds Postmaster General Accountable

Senator Tester Defends Rural Montanans, Holds Postmaster General Accountable

TESTER MEETS WITH POSTMASTER GENERAL FOLLOWING REPORTS OF DELAYED MAIL Senator Defends Rural Montanans, Holds Postmaster Accountable (U.S. Senate) – 10/05/17 – Following reports that postal managers intentionally delayed mail in Montana, U.S. Senator Jon Tester met with Postmaster General Megan Brennan in his Washington office to ask her how she was addressing the situation. […]