Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission released its Financial Analysis report, an in-depth evaluation of the overall financial position of the United States Postal Service in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. With this year’s Financial Analysis report, the Commission introduces a fully accessible dashboard with downloadable data that provides a visual snapshot of key components of its analysis, including balance sheet and mail volume trends from 2007 to 2022.
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Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today established Public Inquiry Docket No. PI2023-4 (PI2023-4) to provide a forum to gather information, provide transparency, and learn more about the Postal Service’s Delivering for America strategic initiatives that may have a significant impact on the postal community.
PRC Releases FY 2022 Annual Compliance Determination: USPS continues to struggle with compliance in some areas
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued its FY 2022 Annual Compliance Determination assessing the Postal Service’s compliance with rates and service performance. The Commission is required to issue its Determination 90 days after the filing of the Postal Service’s Annual Compliance Report (ACR) (39 U.S.C. Section 3653).
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As adopted by the Joint Explanatory Statement accompanying the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, the House of Representatives Report 117-79 states:
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission released its Annual Report to the President and Congress summarizing many of the activities undertaken by the Commission throughout the year. Each year, the Commission is required to address in its report information concerning the operations of the Commission, including the extent to which regulations are achieving the rate-setting objectives of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act.
Washington, DC - The Postal Regulatory Commission voted unanimously to designate Commissioner Mark Acton as vice chairman of the Commission effective January 1, 2023, succeeding Commissioner Ann Fisher. Agency regulations provide that the commissioners elect a member to serve as vice chairman for a term of one year.
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission unveiled its 2023-2028 Strategic Plan. The Plan is robust and resilient, allowing the Commission to anticipate changes to the postal system and to adapt as necessary to ensure transparency and accountability of the United States Postal Service.
PRC Issues Advisory Opinion on USPS Proposal to Change Critical Entry Times for Certain Periodical Categories
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission released its advisory opinion on a Postal Service plan to revise the critical entry times (CETs) for some categories of Periodicals mail. The CET is the latest time a mailpiece may be tendered to the Postal Service and still have the day count when measuring that mail’s service performance. (Docket No. N2022-2).
Washington, DC - The Postal Regulatory Commission has become aware of the recent arrest of one of our employees. Upon becoming aware of this information, the Commission has terminated this employee effective immediately. The Commission is shocked and horrified at these serious allegations and maintains a steadfast commitment to promptly deal with any claims of employee misconduct.
Washington, DC – Today, the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its analysis of the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Annual Performance Report (FY 2021 Report) and FY 2022 Performance Plan (FY 2022 Plan).