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  • 8/27/15

    Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission and the United States Postal Service met on August 27, 2015 to share information of interest concerning the operations of both organizations.

    This session was limited to the sharing of information for the purpose of familiarizing each entity with the operations of the other organization, such as reporting on the status of major initiatives. Pending (or anticipated) postal matters before the Commission were not discussed, nor did deliberations or decisional matters take place during this session.

  • 7/29/15

    Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued Order No. 2623 to address issues presented in the exigent rate case that was recently remanded to the Commission by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers v. Postal Regulatory Commission, 2015 WL 3513394 (D.C. Cir. June 5, 2015).  

  • 7/7/15

    Washington, DC – In a report issued today, the Postal Regulatory Commission examines the Postal Service’s fiscal year 2014 program performance report and fiscal year 2015 performance plan. The Commission is mandated by statute 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. The Commission does not have the authority to alter the Postal Service’s goals.

  • 6/24/15

    Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission and the United States Postal Service met on June 24, 2015 to share information of interest concerning the operations of both organizations.
  • 6/23/15

    Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission and the Postal Service Board of Governors met on June 23, 2015 to share information of interest concerning the operations of both organizations.
  • 6/12/15

    Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today issued Order No. 2540, establishing Docket No. R2013-11R to consider issues on remand related to the exigency surcharge. All comments and other documents must be filed under this docket.

    The Commission also suspends the requirement that the Postal Service file a 45 day notice of intent to remove the exigent rate surcharge pending further review of the case and issuance of its order.

  • 5/13/15

    Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission and the United States Postal Service met on May 13, 2015 to share information of interest concerning the operations of both organizations.

    This session was limited to the sharing of information for the purpose of familiarizing each entity with the operations of the other organization, such as reporting on the status of major initiatives. Pending (or anticipated) postal matters before the Commission were not discussed, nor did deliberations or decisional matters take place during this session.

  • 5/7/15

    Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued Order No. 2472 approving the Postal Service’s price adjustments for Standard Mail, Periodicals, and Package Services. The prices are scheduled to take effect May 31, 2015. In Order Nos.

  • 4/1/15

    Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today released its second Financial Analysis report of the Postal Service’s financial results and 10-K statement. The report was developed using information from the Postal Service’s FY 2014 10-K and measured against its FY 2013 and 2014 Integrated Financial Plan; Cost and Revenue Analysis report, Cost Segments and Components report, and the Revenue, Pieces, and Weight report.

  • 3/27/15

    Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued its 2014 Annual Compliance Determination assessing the pricing and service performance standards of the Postal Service in fiscal year 2014 (39 U.S.C. Section 3653). The Commission’s review is based on the exigency rates approved in Docket No. R2013-11 for Market Dominant products. Principal findings include:

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