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  • 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:

  • 3/25/15

    Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission will hold its first public meeting of 2015 on Monday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. All interested parties are invited to attend the open portion of the meeting in person or join via webcast through the Commission website, www.prc.gov.

    The public meeting will take place at Commission offices in the Hearing Room, 901 New York Avenue NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20268.

    Portions of the meeting that are open to the public include:

  • 3/18/15

    Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission met with the Software and Information Industry Association at Commission offices on March 18, 2015. The meeting was an informational discussion on current trends in the industry. Pending (or anticipated) postal matters before the Commission were not discussed, nor did deliberations or decisional discussions take place during this meeting.

     

     

  • 3/18/15

    Washington, DC – For the second time in this case, the Postal Regulatory Commission returned a Postal Service proposal to adjust rates for Standard Mail, Periodicals, and Package Services.

  • 3/17/15

    Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission will host an off-the-record technical conference on March 18, 2015, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Commission offices at 901 New York Ave. NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20268. The conference is open to all persons interested in the Postal Service’s service performance measurement systems proposals. The Postal Service will outline the proposals contained within its plan, and be available to answer questions.

  • 3/10/15

    Washington, DC – Representatives of the Postal Regulatory Commission met with the Envelope Manufacturers Association (EMA) and Foundation leadership at Commission offices on March 10, 2015. The EMA provided a briefing to Commission members on industry and future trends in the area of national and global paper-based communications. Pending (or anticipated) postal matters before the Commission were not discussed, nor did deliberations or decisional discussions take place during this session.

     

     

  • 3/6/15

    Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission returned proposed rate adjustments for Standard Mail, Periodicals, and Package Services classes to the Postal Service to allow for modifications that comply with applicable legal requirements. The rate increases are proposed to be implemented April 26, 2015.

  • 2/25/15

    Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today approved a proposal by the Postal Service to increase the postage rates for certain Competitive products and related classification changes.

  • 2/24/15

    Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued Order No. 2365­­­­­­ on Price Adjustments for First-Class Mail finding the Postal Service pricing proposals to be consistent with the Consumer Price Index based price cap under the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006, 39 U.S.C. 3622(d)(1)(A). The new prices will take effect April 26, 2015.

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