Archive for November 15th, 2012

Mickey Barnett elected chairman of Board of Governors

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WASHINGTON — During today’s meeting of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, Mickey D. Barnett was elected chairman and James H. Bilbray was elected vice chairman. Barnett, the Board’s current vice chairman, will succeed Chairman Thurgood Marshall, Jr., who has served as chairman since December 2011 and whose term on the Board ends in December. Barnett and Bilbray will assume their new leadership roles during the Board’s next meeting in December.

via Mickey Barnett elected chairman of Board of Governors.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 15th, 2012 at 5:40 pm

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Urgent Need for Legislative Reform in Congressional Lame Duck Session

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Postal Service $15.9 Billion Loss Highlights Urgent Need for Legislative Reform in Congressional Lame Duck Session

>Shipping and Package Business Grows 8.7 Percent to Nearly $12 Billion
>Productivity Hits Record Level as Work Hours Decline
>Record Loss Includes Default of $11.1 Billion to Prefund Retiree Health Benefits

Access PDF of full USPS press release here, Postal Service $15 9 Billion Loss

Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 15th, 2012 at 4:34 pm

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White House Developing Plan To Save USPS

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

November 15th, 2012 at 12:36 am

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