USPS needs legislation now, PMG tells Senate

PMG Megan J. Brennan told congressional leaders Jan. 21 that the Postal Service “[needs] legislation now.” Brennan said USPS has streamlined operations, restructured networks, improved productivity for six consecutive years, grown its package business and stabilized its mail business, but without legislative reform, the organization’s losses will continue. “Our financial challenges are serious, but they […]

U.S. Postal Service Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Effective April 1, 2015, the Postal Service™ issued its Diversity and Inclusion Statement. This policy reaffirms the Postal Service’s commitment to building and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. The Diversity and Inclusion Statement is available on the Postal Service PolicyNet website: n Go to http://blue.usps.gov. n Under “Essential Links” in the left-hand column, click […]

Maya Angelou Stamp Dedication to Feature PMG, Oprah Winfrey, Ambassador Andrew Young and other Notables

Public invited to Maya Angelou stamp dedication on April 7 in DC USPS press release WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 –The public has an opportunity to witness a historic event on Tuesday, April 7 when Postmaster General Megan Brennan will be joined by Oprah Winfrey, Ambassador Andrew Young and other notables in dedicating the Maya Angelou […]

First women: From the beginning women have shaped USPS

First women: From the beginning, women have shaped USPS March is Women’s History Month, a time to recognize the contributions of women to the nation’s progress. Women have been shaping postal history since 1775, when Mary Katherine Goddard was appointed as the first woman postmaster in Baltimore. Goddard served under Postmaster General Benjamin Franklin. Not […]

PMG Brennan delivers first video message

PMG Brennan delivers first video message Investing in employees will help the Postal Service meet the nation’s changing delivery needs, PMG Megan Brennan says. “We need to provide you with greater flexibility to resolve problems and improve the way we operate,” Brennan says in her first video message to employees since becoming PMG Feb. 1. […]

Senator Schumer urges incoming PMG to honor promise to keep Buffalo, NY plant open

01.29.15 – SCHUMER URGES INCOMING POSTMASTER GENERAL BRENNAN TO HONOR LONG-STANDING COMMITMENT TO KEEP U.S.P.S. BUFFALO PROCESSING & DISTRIBUTION CENTER OPEN THROUGH 2015 – SCHUMER VOWS TO CONTINUE FIGHTING TO KEEP WILLIAM ST. CENTER ALIVE Schumer Has Successfully Lobbied Postmaster General to Keep Buffalo Processing Facility Open, Which Could Have Closed As Early As May […]

Senator Tester to incoming PMG Brennan: delivery standards have become a disaster for USPS

Tester meets incoming Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan to discuss strengthening USPS Also concerned about USPS failing to comply with GAO request for data on mail volume 1/29/15 (U.S. SENATE)-Senator Jon Tester today met incoming Postmaster General Megan Brennan for the first time to discuss strengthening the Postal Service and the need to improve delivery […]

Open Letter to Postmaster General Select Megan J. Brennan

(December 7, 2014) Below is an article by Ronald Williams, Jr. submitted for exclusive posting on PostalReporter.com Dear Ms. Brennan: Congratulations on your selection as the 74th Postmaster General (PMG). Your selection is extra special because you will be the first female at the helm of the United States Postal Service. First is forever, and […]

New Postmaster General’s Goal: Act Like Private Sector

Note: The following are excerpts from an article by the Wall Street Journal. Megan J. Brennan Sees ‘Plenty of Upside’ for Financially Strapped Postal Service Ms. Brennan, who has spent nearly three decades at the agency since her yearlong stint as a letter carrier, is on deck to become the nation’s first woman postmaster general. […]

Carper voices concern on Brennan’s selection as PMG with only 4 of 9 USPS Governors

One of the United States Postal Service’s strongest allies in the Senate is concerned about how the federal agency selected its postmaster general-designate. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., has voiced concern that Megan Brennan may have been selected by the USPS board of governors without the “robust and thorough search” he believes the job of chief […]