Washington, DC – Today, the Postal Regulatory Commission announced that Erica A. Barker, a senior attorney practicing administrative law in the agency’s Office of the General Counsel, has been selected to lead its Office of the Secretary and Administration (OSA) effective today. In her new role as Chief Administrative Officer, Ms. Barker will oversee the day-to-day functions of budgeting and accounting, human resource management, records and data management, contracts and audits, facilities, and information technology.
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Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) today released its Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report to the President and Congress. The report provides a summary of the main activities undertaken by the Commission throughout the year.
Washington, DC –Today, the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued a revised notice of proposed rulemaking aimed at modifying the system for regulating rates and classes for Market Dominant products. This revised rulemaking takes into consideration comments received after the first rulemaking in December 2017, and further consideration by the Commission.
Washington, DC –The Postal Regulatory Commission is appointing Jennifer Alvarez Warburton as the agency’s director of public affairs and government relations, effective October 15, 2019. Ms. Warburton brings more than two decades of postal and legislative expertise to the Commission. In addition to serving as the chief of staff to a member of Congress, Ms. Warburton has extensive experience working at the U.S.
Washington, DC – In a unanimous decision, the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) voted to designate Commissioner Michael M. Kubayanda Vice Chairman of the Commission for the remainder of the 2019 calendar year and the full 2020 calendar year. Title 39 of the United States Code Section 502 (e) provides that “The Commissioners shall by majority vote designate a Vice Chairman of the Commission. The Vice Chairman shall act as Chairman of the Commission in the absence of the Chairman.”
Washington, DC – Ann C. Fisher (R) and Ashley E. Poling (D) were confirmed by the Senate and begin their first term as commissioners of the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission). President Donald J. Trump nominated Fisher and Poling for terms that extend through 2024.
Ms. Fisher and Ms. Poling assume their roles at a critical time, as the Commission is currently involved in a major review of the system for setting Market Dominant rates.
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its analysis of the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Annual Performance Report (FY 2018 Report) and FY 2019 Performance Plan (FY 2019 Plan).
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its Financial Analysis report, an examination of the U.S. Postal Service’s (Postal Service) financial results and 10-K Statements for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018.
Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its Annual Compliance Determination (ACD) assessing the pricing and service performance standards of the U.S. Postal Service (Postal Service) in fiscal year 2018. This ACD marks the 11th Compliance Determination issued since the enactment of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006.
The following is a summary of the Commission’s findings, recommendations, and directives.
Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission, in consultation with the U.S. Postal Service, will host an off-the-record technical conference on Friday, February 15, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.