Docket Details

R2006-1
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4213

Postal Rate and Fee Changes, 2006

PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE

05/03/2006 - Original Filing
05/05/2006 - Deadline for USPS response to POIR No. 3
05/24/2006 - Deadline for Answers to POIR No. 1
05/31/2006 - Deadline for Interventions
05/31/2006 - Deadline for answers to Motion for Waiver and Protective Conditions
06/01/2006 - Deadline for responses to POIR No.2
06/05/2006 - Deadline for Answer to Motion for Waiver of Rules regarding library References
06/05/2006 - Deadline for Answer to Motion Concerning Forever Stamp
06/07/2006 - Deadline for Statements Identifying Topics for Discussion at the Prehearing Conference
06/14/2006 - Deadline for response to POIR No. 4
06/16/2006 - Deadline for Response to NOI No. 1
06/16/2006 - Prehearing Conference - Commission Hearing Room
06/28/2006 - Deadline for Responses to POIR No. 5
07/07/2006 - Deadline for Responses to POIR No. 6
07/13/2006 - Deadline for Responses to POIR No. 7
07/14/2006 - Deadline for Completion of Discovery on Service's Direct Case (With Exception of "Forever Stamp" Proposal)
07/17/2006 - Deadline for Participants to Identify Amount of Oral Cross-Examination
07/17/2006 - Deadline for USPS to Report on Witness Availability
07/26/2006 - Deadline for Comments on Scheduling Conflicts
07/28/2006 - Deadline for Response to POIR No. 8
07/28/2006 - Deadline for Responses to Certain Popkin Interrogatories
07/31/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 3rd Witnesses
08/01/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 4th Witnesses
08/02/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 7th Witnesses
08/03/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 8th Witnesses
08/03/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Davis T-47, Waterbury T-10, Milanovic T-9, Loutsch T-6 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/04/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 9th Witnesses
08/04/2006 - Deadline for Comments on NOI No. 2 - Standard Mail Rate Design Issues
08/04/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Miller T-20, Hintenach T-43, Miller T-21 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/07/2006 - Deadline for Completion of Discovery on "Forever Stamp" Proposal
08/07/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 10th Witnesses
08/07/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Hunter T-2, Nash T-16, Schroeder T-29, Kelley T-15, Berkeley T-34, Scherer T-33, Abdirahman T-22 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/08/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 11th Witnesses
08/08/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Nieto T-24, Bradley T-17, Mayes T-25, Kiefer T-36 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/09/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 14th Witnesses
08/09/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Thress T-7, Bernstein T-8 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/10/2006 - Deadline for Filing of Postal Service's Response to POIR No. 9
08/10/2006 - Deadline for Filing Comments to NOI No. 3 and Alternative Filing Deadline for NOI No. 2 Comments if Combined with NOI No. 3 Comments
08/10/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Loetscher T-28, Tang T-35 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/11/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 16th Witnesses
08/11/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Yeh T-38, Kiefer T-37 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/14/2006 - Deadline for USPS to Produce FedEx Materials
08/14/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 17th Witnesses
08/14/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Pajunas T-45, Pifer T-18, Pafford T-3, Bozzo T-46 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/15/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 18th Witnesses
08/16/2006 - Deadline for USPS Responses to Certain Carlson Interrogatories Re: Collection Box Management System Issues
08/16/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 21th Witnesses
08/16/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Czigler T-1, Van-Ty-Smith T-11, Bozzo T-12 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/17/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 22th Witnesses
08/17/2006 - Deadline for Responses to NOI Nos. 2 and 3 (revised date)
08/17/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witness McCrery T-42 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/18/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witness Kelley T-30 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/21/2006 - Hearings Cancelled; Witnessses Rescheduled for August 22
08/21/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 24th Witnesses
08/22/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Harahush T-4, Coombs T-44, Riddle T-5, Stevens T-19, Talmo T-27, Bradley T-14 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/23/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 28th Witnesses
08/24/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 29th Witnesses
08/24/2006 - Deadline for Witness McCrery's Responses to Oral Requests at August 17 Hearing
08/24/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Cutting T-26, Mitchum T-40, Smith T-13 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/25/2006 - Deadline for Filing Designated Written Cross-Examination of August 30th Witnesses
08/28/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witnesses Kaneer T-41, Berkeley T-39, Page T-23, Taufique T-48 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/29/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witness Taufique T-32 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/30/2006 - Hearings to Receive the Direct Case of the Postal Service Witness O'Hara T-31 in the Commission' s Hearing Room
08/31/2006 - Deadline for Designating Post-Appearance Responses from USPS Witnesses
08/31/2006 - Deadline for Responses to POIR No. 11
08/31/2006 - Deadline for Designating USPS Institutional Responses
09/06/2006 - Deadline for Proposed Transcript Corrections
09/06/2006 - Deadline for Intervenors/OCA to File Case-In-Chief, Including Rebuttal to the Postal Service's Case
09/07/2006 - Deadline for Response to POIR No. 12
09/11/2006 - Deadline for Response to POIR No. 13
09/13/2006 - Deadline for Oppositions to Proposed Transcript Corrections
09/14/2006 - Deadline for Response to POIR No. 14
09/21/2006 - Deadline for USPS to Provide Responses/Status Report on Certain Popkin Interrogatories as Stated in P O Ruling No. 65
09/26/2006 - Deadline for USPS Response to POIR No. 15
10/04/2006 - Deadline to Report on Availability of Witnesses
10/04/2006 - Deadline for Completion of Discovery Directed to Intervenors and OCA
10/04/2006 - Deadline to Identify Expected Amount of Oral Cross-Examination
10/12/2006 - Deadline for Response to POIR No. 16
10/13/2006 - Deadline for Response to POIR Nos. 17 and 18
10/16/2006 - Deadline for USPS Response to POIR No. 20
10/16/2006 - Deadline for Designations of Post-Appearance Responses From USPS Witnesses and Institutional Responses Provided After August 30th
10/16/2006 - Deadline for USPS Response to POIR No. 19
10/23/2006 - Deadline for MPA/ANM and Time Warner to Respond to POIR No. 19
10/24/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Kobe (APWU), Buc (Pitney-Bowes-T-2) Thompson (OCA)
10/25/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Knight (PostCom), Martin (GCA) Morrissey (GCA) Bellamy (GrayHair Software) Callow (OCA) Bentley (MMA) Mitchell (Time Warner-T-3)
10/26/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Finley (PSA) Buc (DMA-T-1) Mitchell (ValPak-T-3) Smith (OCA)
10/27/2006 - Deadline for USPS Status Report on Response to POIR No.19
10/27/2006 - Deadline for USPS Response to POIR No. 19
10/27/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Carlson (Excused Subject to Recall) Paul (Growing Family) Roberts (OCA) Neels (UPS) Haldi (ValPak)
10/30/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Pritchard (Excused Subject to Recall) Pursley (PostCom) Posch (PostCom) Horowitz (PostCom) Ingraham (NAA) Kelejian (GCA)
10/31/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Mictchell (ValPak-T-1) Prescott (MOAA) Smith (OCA-T-2)
11/01/2006 - Deadline for Responses to POIR No. 21
11/01/2006 - Deadline for MPA/ANM Responses to POIR No. 22
11/01/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Geddes(UPS) Panzar (Pitney Bowes) Sidak (NAA)
11/02/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses McAlpin (PSA) Haldi (Amazon.com) Glick (PSA/PostCom) Luciani (UPS) Angelides (PostCom-T-5) Angelides (PostCom-T-4)
11/03/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Liss (GCA) Sosniecki (NNA) Otuteye (PostCom) Glick (PostCom-T-1) Gorman (Saturation Mail Coalition)
11/06/2006 - Deadline for Answers to ABA Request that Statement Regarding Responses to DMA/GCA-T1-3b be Entered into the Record
11/06/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Resch (Excused Subject to Recall) Heath (NNA) Siwek (NNA) Clifton (GCA)
11/07/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Buc (Pitney Bowes-T-3) Cohen (MPA/ANM) Glick (MPA/ANM) White (USNews) Cavnar (American Business Media)
11/08/2006 - Deadline for USPS Responses to Various Popkin Interrogatories
11/08/2006 - Evidentiary Hearings on Participants' Case-In-Chief Witnesses Mitchell (Time Warner-T-1) Stralberg (Time Warner-T-2)
11/09/2006 - Deadline for Response to POIR No. 23
11/13/2006 - Deadline for NNA Witness Siwek's Response to Question Posed During Oral Cross-Examination
11/17/2006 - Deadline for Requests for Information from the Postal Service
11/20/2006 - Deadline for Filing Evidence in Rebuttal to Cases-In-Chief of Participants Other than the Postal Service
11/27/2006 - Deadline for OCA Response to POIR No. 25 on Carrier Street Time Model Issues
11/29/2006 - Hearings on Rebuttal to Participants' Direct Evidence Witnesses Lyons (USPS-RT-3), Robinson (USPS-RT-10), Sidak (NAA-RT-1), Prescott (MOAA-RT-1) in the Commission's Hearing Room
11/30/2006 - Hearings on Rebuttal to Participants' Direct Evidence Witnesses Miller (USPS-RT-8), Kiefer (USPS-RT-11), Glick (PSA-RT-1), Zwieg (PSA-RT-2), Mitchum (USPS-RT-13), Bellamy (GHS-ST-1) in the Commission's Hearing Room
12/01/2006 - Deadline for Response to POIR No. 24 Related to Window Service Issues
12/01/2006 - Hearings on Rebuttal to Participants' Direct Evidence Witnesses McCrery (USPS-RT-14), Laws (USPS-RT-16), Bradley (USPS-RT-4), Crowder (MPA, et al.-RT-1) in the Commission's Hearing Room
12/04/2006 - Hearings on Rebuttal to Participants' Direct Evidence Witnesses Buc (DMA-RT-1), Crowder (SMC-RT-1), Ingraham (NAA-RT-2), Mitchell (VP-RT-1), Abdirahman (USPS-RT-7) in the Commission's Hearing Room
12/05/2006 - Hearings on Rebuttal to Participants' Direct Evidence Witnesses Bozzo (USPS-RT-1), Kelley (USPS-RT-6), Oronzio (USPS-RT-15), Bozzo (USPS-RT-5), Elliott (MPA et al.-RT-2) in the Commission's Hearing Room
12/06/2006 - Deadline for Responses to DFC/USPS-80c and 81
12/06/2006 - Hearings on Rebuttal to Participants' Direct Evidence Witnesses Thress (USPS-RT-2), Bell (NAPM-RT-1), McCormack (MMA-RT-1), Gorman (MMA-RT-2), Kent (ABA-RT-1), Taufique (USPS-RT-18), Loetscher (USPS-RT-9), Berkeley (USPS-RT-17) Commission's Hearing Room
12/07/2006 - Hearings on Rebuttal to Participants' Direct Evidence Witnesses Taufique (USPS-RT-12), Bradfield (ABM-RT-1), McGarvey (ABM-RT-2) in the Commission's Hearing Room
12/13/2006 - Deadline for Final Designations
12/14/2006 - Deadline for Requests for Transcript Corrections
12/21/2006 - Deadline for Filing Objections to Proposed Transcript Corrections
12/21/2006 - Deadline for Filing Initial Briefs
01/04/2007 - Deadline for Filing Reply Briefs
01/10/2007 - Oral Argument (If Requested)
03/05/2007 - Statutory Deadline for Issuance of Commission Decision
04/04/2007 - Deadline for Motions to Reopen the Record
04/11/2007 - Deadline for Responses to Motions to Reopen the Record
04/12/2007 - Deadline for Filing Initial Comments on Matters for Reconsideration Except for Standard Mail Flat Rates for Which the Deadline Has Been Suspended
04/13/2007 - Deadline for Filing Opposition to CCM Notice of Intervention
04/19/2007 - Deadline for Reply Comments on Matters for Reconsideration Except for Standard Mail Flat Rates for Which the Deadline Has Been Suspended
04/25/2007 - Deadline for Comments to USPS on Regulations Implementing Periodeicals Rates
05/04/2007 - Deadline for Initial Comments Regarding Standard Mail Flats
05/11/2007 - Deadline for Reply Comments Regarding Standard Mail Flats
05/14/2007 - New Postage Rates and Fees Take Effect
07/15/2007 - New Postage Rates and Fees for Periodicals Take Effect
05/27/2007 - Decision: Affirmed