Current Events

Postal Regulatory Commission/ USPS Board of Governors

Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission and the Postal Service Board of Governors met on June 23, 2015 to share information of interest concerning the operations of both organizations.

This session was limited to the sharing of information for the purpose of familiarizing each entity with the operations of the other organization, such as reporting on the status of major initiatives. Pending (or anticipated) postal matters before the Commission were not discussed, nor did deliberations or decisional matters take place during this session.

PRC Establishes Procedural Schedule for Exigency Remand; Suspends 45 Day Notice Requirement for Removal of Exigent Surcharge

The Postal Regulatory Commission today issued Order No. 2540, establishing Docket No. R2013-11R to consider issues on remand related to the exigency surcharge. All comments and other documents must be filed under this docket.

The Commission also suspends the requirement that the Postal Service file a 45 day notice of intent to remove the exigent rate surcharge pending further review of the case and issuance of its order.

Initial comments are due at the Commission no later than June 26, 2015. Reply comments are due at the Commission no later than July 6, 2015.

Postal Regulatory Commission/United States Postal Service

Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission and the United States Postal Service met on June 24, 2015 to share information of interest concerning the operations of both organizations.

This session was limited to the sharing of information for the purpose of familiarizing each entity with the operations of the other organization, such as reporting on the status of major initiatives. Pending (or anticipated) postal matters before the Commission were not discussed, nor did deliberations or decisional matters take place during this session.