NALC: We will vigorously participate in PRC’s new rate-making proceeding

12/1/17 PRC completes its review of the postage rate-setting system The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today posted its findings of the so-called 10-year review of the postage rate-making system established by the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006 (PAEA). That law indexed the prices of so-called “market dominant” products (e.g., letter mail, periodicals and […]

PMG statement on PRC 10-year rate review findings

Postmaster General & CEO Megan J. Brennan statement on PRC 10-year rate review findings “The Postal Service agrees with the conclusion of the Postal Regulatory Commission that the current CPI price cap does not work and needs to be changed, because it does not enable us to achieve our mission of providing prompt, reliable, and […]

PRC proposes changes to postal ratemaking system

PRC CONCLUDES RATE SYSTEM HAS NOT ACHIEVED NECESSARY OBJECTIVES and ISSUES PROPOSED RULEMAKING TO ADDRESS SHORTCOMINGS: Would Retain Price Cap System 12/1/17 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its findings related to the statutorily mandated review of the system for regulating rates and classes for Market Dominant products that was first […]

PRC to Make Announcement on the Future of the Postal Ratemaking System

November 30, 2017 – Postal Regulatory Commission BACKGROUND: The Postal Regulatory Commission was required to initiate a review of the system for regulating rates and classes for Market Dominant products to determine if the ratemaking system has achieved the objectives of 39 U.S.C. 3622(b), taking into account the factors enumerated in 39 U.S.C. 3622(c). On […]