Michigan State Representative Introduces Legislation Aimed At Protecting Mail Carriers, Others From Dangerous Dogs

Bill creates avenue to declare a dog dangerous, require owner compliance 9/22/2016 LANSING — State Representative Jon Hoadley (D-Kalamazoo) has introduced legislation aimed at protecting mail carriers, utility workers, children, pedestrians and others from dangerous dogs. Unlike previous legislation that singled out particular “bully dog” breeds, Rep. Hoadley’s bill identifies dangerous behaviors, such as biting […]

Video: Mississippi Postmaster shot in the arm during attempted robbery

PONTOTOC – Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said authorities are looking for a white male and white female, who are suspects in the Friday morning shooting of the Randolph Postmaster. Postmaster Virginia Duff was reportedly wounded in the arm as she fled the Randolph Post Office during an attempted robbery. Randolph restaurant owner Tammy Lindsey […]

PRC PUBLISHES STRATEGIC PLAN OUTLINING FIVE – YEAR VISION

Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission introduced a new Strategic Plan that will guide the Commission in its planning, activities, and initiatives over the next five years. The Plan outlines the agency’s vision to promote a robust universal mail system through objective, accurate, and timely regulatory analyses and decisions. The Strategic Plan was developed following […]

UPS Testing Drones for Use in Its Package Delivery System

One of the world’s largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. UPS has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make commercial deliveries to remote or difficult-to-access locations. The companies began testing the drones on Thursday, when they launched one from the seaside […]

Massachusetts Postal Employee Charged with Viewing Child Pornography on USPS Computers

9/22/2016 BOSTON – A United States Postal Service employee was charged today in U.S. District Court in Worcester in connection with viewing child pornography on USPS computers. Stephen Mantha, 62, of Spencer, was charged in a complaint with possession of child pornography and accessing with intent to view child pornography.  Mantha was arrested yesterday and […]

USPS Hiring 200+ Seasonal Employees in Phoenix AZ

9/22/2016 The United States Postal Service is now accepting online applications for more than 200 seasonal, non-career employees to work in Phoenix. Applicants must be at least 18 years old or a high school graduate. Background checks and drug tests will be conducted. Starting pay ranges from $11.00 to $15.63 per hour; some positions include […]

Feds announce actions to dismantle global mass mailing fraud schemes targeting elderly, vulnerable victims

Justice Department and Law Enforcement Partners Announce Civil and Criminal Actions to Dismantle Global Network of Mass Mailing Fraud Schemes Targeting Elderly and Vulnerable Victims Government Agencies and Non-Profits Collaborate to Launch Public Education Campaign The Justice Department, in coordination with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign […]

USPS Board of Governors “Temporary Emergency Committee” to Meet Sept. 27

WASHINGTON — The Temporary Emergency Committee of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service (“TEC”) will meet Sept. 27 in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. The public is welcome to observe the meeting beginning at 2:00 p.m. EDT in the Ben Franklin Room on the 11th […]

USPS Awards NGDV Prototype Contract to VT Hackney – Workhorse Group Team

VT Hackney and Workhorse Group Team Enter Prototype and Testing Phase of USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) Program CINCINNATI, Sept. 22, 2016– An exclusive partnership of Workhorse Group Inc. (WKHS) and VT Hackney has been selected as one of six manufacturers awarded a prototype contract by the United States Postal Service (USPS) to build […]