Archive for February 12th, 2014

Postal innovation amendment fails in House Oversight Committee markup

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A legislative attempt to create a Postal Service innovation officer and allow the agency to offer non-postal services such as check cashing failed during a Feb. 11 House Oversight and Governmental Affairs committee markup.

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 12th, 2014 at 5:19 pm

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USPS Service Alert

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SERVICE ALERT:

The US Postal Service is closely monitoring the impact of the winter storm crossing the southern United States. We are currently experiencing impacts to service in the state of GA. Further delays are anticipated in the states of SC, NC, VA, DC. The U.S. Postal Service will make every attempt to provide service where it is safe to do so.

http://about.usps.com/news/service-alerts/welcome.htm

 

 

Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 12th, 2014 at 3:05 pm

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One of America’s Greatest Presidents Honored by the U.S. Postal Service

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Abraham Lincoln stamp

The U.S. Postal Service today honored President Abraham Lincoln with a new stamp issued at the second-ounce rate for envelopes and mailings that require additional postage, during a ceremony at the Old State Capitol. Customers may purchase the 21-cent stamp at usps.com/stamps, 800-STAMP24 800-782-6724 and at Post Offices nationwide.

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 12th, 2014 at 2:41 pm

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