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Library

We have attempted to make your access to the public documents of the Postal Regulatory Commission convenient and efficient through the use of our electronic Library. The Library contains summaries of docketed cases before the Commission, past and present, as well as summaries and details of documents filed with PRC for these cases.

You can find reports and studies prepared by PRC and periodic reports filed by the US Postal Service, as well as public notices published in the Federal Register pertaining to PRC and postal issues. The Library Reference Desk provides access to speeches, Congressional testimony, and papers presented by the Commissioners, PRC staff and others. The Mail Classification Schedule is available for viewing in the Library. Older documents that are not associated with docketed cases can be accessed in the Archived Documents section.

Dockets

Dockets is an electronic library of legal records filed for cases before the Commission. Since 1996, when the website was created, attorneys, analysts, and other interested parties have accessed the case records via the PRC Website. Dockets is organized by Active Cases, All Cases, Opinions and Decisions, Orders, and Rate Commission Archives (1971-2004).

PRC Reports & Studies

PRC Reports & Studies are accessible from the Library, which lists the reports by title and date and allows a user to view, print, or download copies.

USPS Periodic Reports

The US Postal Service files periodic financial summary and statistical reports with the Commission. By selecting USPS Periodic Reports from the side menu under Library, a user can view a list of the reports and can download or print any of them.

Federal Register Notices

Federal Register Notices are public notices published in the Federal Register. PRC posts notices that are pertinent to the Commission on its web site under the Library. A user can view a list of Federal Register Notices, open and view each notice, and print or download any or all notices.

Reference Desk

From the Reference Desk, a user can download speeches, papers, and Congressional testimony presented by the Commissioners and PRC Staff. Papers by other individuals are also available online. Select Reference Desk in the Library side menu to view a list of speeches by individual Commissioner, a list of papers and other documents by individual Commissioners and others, or a list of the testimony presented to the US Congress. Each item on each list can be printed or downloaded in PDF format.

Mail Classification Schedule (MCS)

The Mail Classification Schedule (MCS) as well as its predecessor, Domestic Mail Classification Schedule (DMCS) can be viewed in the Library. The Commission publishes updated versions of the MCS/DMCS periodically.

Archived Documents

After their currency has passed, older PRC speeches, papers, and other documents may be filed in the Archived Documents section of the Library. These archives are not related to the archives for documents filed in docketed PRC cases.

Archived Audiocasts

Archived Audiocasts including older Postal Regulatory Commission speeches.