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Jill Biden helps unveil postage stamp honoring Nancy Reagan

Jun. 06, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Monday praised Nancy Reagan as a first lady who “made such a difference,” as the current first lady hosted the unveiling of a new U.S. postage stamp honoring a woman who held the role 40 years before Biden stepped into it. The issuance by the...

Postmaster general: Get used to 'uncomfortable' rate hikes

May. 05, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans should get used to “uncomfortable” postage rate increases in coming years as the U.S. Postal Service seeks to become self-sufficient, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Thursday. The Postal Service Board of Governors sets postage rates, but DeJoy...

16 states that want to electrify USPS fleet file lawsuits

Apr. 28, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

California and 15 states that want the U.S. Postal Service to electrify its mail delivery vehicles are suing to halt purchases of thousands of gas-powered trucks as the agency modernizes its delivery fleet. Three separate lawsuits, filed Thursday by the states and environmental...

Six-days-a-week mail delivery saved; Biden signs Postal bill

Apr. 06, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sweeping overhaul of the U.S. Postal Service meant to shore up the popular but beleaguered agency's financial future and cement six-days-a-week mail delivery was signed into law Wednesday by President Joe Biden. The legislation cleared Congress last month after...

Postmaster General says he's been cleared in federal probe

Mar. 31, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Thursday that the Justice Department has closed without criminal charges an investigation into political fundraising activity at his former business. “As I said from the beginning and have maintained throughout this process, I...