PMG To Postmasters: “First-Class Mail continues to decline, double-digit growth in packages”

Postmaster General Megan Brennan congratulated UPMA members on their first national convention and thanked them for the opportunity to address them. She also thanked the veterans in the audience and said the agency is proud to be the largest civilian employer of veterans. The PMG talked about the state of the business; single-piece First-Class Mail […]

Senator McCaskill: We’ve Got to Get Postal Reform Across the Finish Line

Senator discusses need to strengthen postal service with Postmaster General 7/19/17 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill discussed the status of efforts to strengthen and reform the United States Postal Service (USPS) during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing today with the Postmaster General. McCaskill serves as the Committee’s top-ranking Democrat. “We’ve […]

APWU, Mail Handlers Union Send United Message to PMG Brennan Denouncing “Wholesale and Massive Job Cuts”

06/22/2017 – On June 21, the APWU and National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) sent a joint letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan chastising her administration’s “wholesale and massive job cuts.” APWU President Mark Dimondstein and NPMHU President Paul Hogrogian explained, “The cutting of an already skeletal workforce will not only cause massive disruption to […]

PORTLAND POSTAL PROTESTERS MEET WITH POSTMASTER GENERAL

For Immediate Release from  Portland Communities and Postal Workers United Sept. 24, 2015 Postmaster General Megan Brennan met briefly with protesters after giving a speech to a conference of Portland mailers yesterday. Rev. John Schwiebert and retired letter carrier Jamie Partridge, leaders of Portland Communities and Postal Workers United, were invited in from the picket […]

Senator Sanders urges Postmaster General to reinstate overnight mail delivery

BURLINGTON, Aug. 26 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sent a letter today to Postmaster General Megan Brennan urging the Postal Service to reinstate overnight mail delivery standards in light of a recent report finding significant delays in the delivery of mail. The report from the United States Postal Service’s Inspector General found that since the […]

Delegation from A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service meets with Postmaster General

On August 13, a delegation representing six signatories to A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service met with the Postmaster General, Megan Brennan at Postal Headquarters in Washington, D.C. This meeting was a historic first for the Alliance as we continue to build towards a vibrant public Postal Service for generations to come. […]

USPS: Elvis Returns to ‘Stamping Ovation’ at Graceland Today

  Priscilla Presley Joins Postmaster General in Dedicating Forever Stamp MEMPHIS — Today thousands of fans witnessed Priscilla Presley and Postmaster General Megan Brennan dedicate the Music Icons Elvis Presley Forever stamp on the front lawn of his home in Memphis — Graceland — as part of this year’s Elvis Week celebration. Beginning today, the […]

Arizona Delegation Deliver Survey Results to PMG showing Negative Impacts of Cherrybell Facility Consolidation

1,700 Submissions Show Widespread Negative Impacts of Facility Consolidation August 6, 2015 TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today joined members of the Arizona Congressional delegation to deliver the results a recent survey detailing the impacts of the proposed Cherrybell Post Office and Processing Center consolidation. The results showed an overwhelming majority of respondents experienced […]

New Version of Elvis Presley’s ‘If I Can Dream,’ To Accompany Elvis Presley Stamp Dedication Aug. 12

Postal Service to sell CD along with stamp August 7, 2015 MEMPHIS — Music fans attending the official First-Day-of-Issue ceremony for the Music Icons: Elvis Presley Forever stamp will hear a new version of Elvis’ inspiring song “If I Can Dream” as they’ve never heard it before. Priscilla Presley will join Postmaster General Megan Brennan […]

US Coast Guard re-creates 225th anniversary forever stamp

August 4, 2015 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard celebrated its 225th anniversary at the Coast Guard’s Douglas A. Munro Headquarters with U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft, and Postmaster General Megan Brennan participating in a dedication of the Postal Service’s U.S. Coast Guard Forever stamp Tuesday. […]