Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its analysis of the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) fiscal year (FY) 2015 Annual Performance Report and fiscal year 2016 Performance Plan. The Commission is statutorily required to review the Postal Service’s goals and make findings as to whether the Postal Service has met those goals and offer any recommendations regarding the protection or promotion of public policy objectives.
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Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) called for public input and comment as it prepares a statutorily mandated report to the President and the Congress on the operation of the Nation’s postal laws. The Commission established Docket No. PI2016-3 for this purpose.
3/30/16Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission and the United States Postal Service met on March 30, 2016 to share information of interest concerning the operations of both organizations.
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) released its report analyzing the Postal Service’s (Postal Service) financial condition for fiscal year (FY) 2015.
3/28/16Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) today issued its statutorily mandated Annual Compliance Determination (ACD) assessing the Postal Service’s compliance with pricing and service performance standards in fiscal year (FY) 2015. The most pointed critiques identified in this year’s ACD relate to service performance generally, and cost and service problems with flat-shaped mail (flats).
Washington, DC – In testimony presented before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on January 21, 2016, during a postal hearing titled “Laying Out the Reality of the United States Postal Service,” Acting Chairman Robert G. Taub outlined the Commission’s analysis of the various challenges that contribute to the Postal Service’s current financial condition. The Acting Chairman concluded his presentation by asking, “Where can we look for answers? I would argue that the starting point is to look at ourselves.
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission issued Order No. 3047 addressing issues on remand that applies to Full Service Intelligent Mail Barcode (IMb) and Flats Sequencing System (FSS) processing. In addition, the Commission also published a notice of proposed rulemaking requesting comments on a procedural rule for motions concerning mail preparation changes that require compliance with price cap rules.
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission released its Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report to the President and Congress that highlights its various activities performed throughout the year.
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission released the dates for its quarterly public meetings for calendar year 2016. The meetings allow the general public an opportunity to hear from Commission leadership about the activities undertaken by the Commission throughout the year.
All portions of the public meetings that are open to the general public are held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on:
March 3, 2016
June 2, 2016
September 1, 2016
December 1, 2016
Public meetings are held at Commission offices in the hearing room at:
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) voted unanimously in December to designate Commissioner Nanci E. Langley as vice chairman of the PRC effective January 1, 2016. PRC regulations provide that the commissioners elect a member to serve as vice chairman for a term of one year. Commissioner Langley succeeds Commissioner Tony Hammond.