Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) today released its Financial Analysis of the Postal Service’s 2021 financial results. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continued to affect Postal Service volume, revenue, and expenses.
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Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its FY 2021 Annual Compliance Determination (ACD) assessing the Postal Service’s compliance with rates and service standards. The Commission is required to issue its ACD 90 days after the filing of the Postal Service’s Annual Compliance Report (39 U.S.C. Section 3653).
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded funding and support through the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) to invest in mission-critical information technology infrastructure optimization initiatives.
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) welcomes Russell Rappel-Schmid as the agency’s first chief data officer to lead its open data and data governance efforts. Mr. Rappel-Schmid joined the agency effective February 14, 2022. Rappel-Schmid will oversee the Commission’s data management and compliance with the OPEN Government Data Act.
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission submitted its FY 2021 Annual Report to the President and Congress. The Commission is required by statute to address information concerning the agency’s operations, including the extent to which regulations are achieving the objectives of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act.
Washington, DC – Today Postal Regulatory Commission Chairman Michael Kubayanda announced the election of Commissioner Ann C. Fisher as vice chairman of the agency. PRC regulations state that the Commission elect a member to serve as vice chairman for a term of one year.
Washington, DC - The Postal Regulatory Commission announced today that Michael M. Kubayanda has returned to the agency as chairman. After being re-nominated by President Joseph R. Biden and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Chairman Kubayanda was sworn back into office today, December 9, 2021, to serve a term through November 22, 2026.
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today announced that effective immediately, Vice Chairwoman Ashley E. Poling will assume the administrative responsibilities of the agency under 39 CFR 3000.110(b) which states, “…In case of a vacancy in the Office of the Chairman of the Commission, or in the absence or inability of the Chairman to serve, the Vice Chairman, unless otherwise directed by the Chairman, shall have the administrative responsibilities and duties of the Chairman during the period of vacancy, absence, or inability.”
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today issued its Advisory Opinion on the U.S. Postal Service proposal to revise service standards for First-Class Package Service (FCPS). (Docket No. N2021-2). The proposal would lengthen service standards by 1 to 2 days for approximately 31.2 percent of FCPS volume and shorten service standards by one day for approximately 4.8 percent of FCPS volume.
Washington, DC – Today, the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its bipartisan, consensus advisory opinion to the U.S. Postal Service (Postal Service) regarding the Postal Service’s proposal to revise the service standards for First-Class Mail and end-to-end Periodicals. The Postal Service’s request is to increase the service standards by up to two additional days for some categories of First-Class Mail and Periodicals mail.