In case you haven’t heard, the United States Postal Service has been in some troubled financial waters in the last few years, to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars it owes the government in payments to its employee pension system. And so the fact that it spent $180,000 on a closed post office for five years must, well, … [More]
The U.S. Postal Service is one of our most popular and important government agencies. It provides universal service six days a week to every corner of America, no matter how small or remote. It supports millions of jobs in virtually every other sector of our economy. Show More Summary
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and the United States Postal Service are honoring acting legend and former NRA President Charlton Heston with "a commemorative Forever postage stamp." According to Turner, a stamp dedication will take place April 11 during the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood. Show More Summary
The startup has taught American Express, United States Postal Service and other large organizations how to unleash potential products by gathering ideas from the front lines and testing them on a small scale before going big.
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Elliott Smith, The Postal Service Song: JP Klipspringer - Bury Me [download here] What's so good? JP Klipspringer (Jack Poulson) is perhaps one of the most exciting artists in Melbourne’s music scene at the moment. Show More Summary
The respected Massachusetts senator wants to help the poor and and a flagging U.S. Postal Service by turning “post offices into loan-sharking bodegas in low income neighborhoods… giving out short term loans to the desperate poor against...Show More Summary
Want to learn more about the postal history of the United States?A free copy of The United States Postal Service - An American History, 1775 to 2006 is available for download by clicking here.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible. [ more › ]
Ariane Lange posted on the BuzzFeed website 20 Facts That Will Shatter Your Perception Of The U.S. Postal Service. Among these are... - Although mail was delivered directly to individual houses starting in 1863, mailboxes or slots weren’t required everywhere until 1923. Show More Summary
Japan's giant postal service operator is launching a $13 billion spending program that could function as a mini-stimulus measure for the nation as Tokyo looks to keep a hard-won economic recovery on track.
A brokerage that’s come under fire for engaging in dual agency representation when selling millions of dollars of surplus real estate for the U.S. Postal Service says postal officials were always made aware of the practice when it occurred, and...
In a highly unusual move, the United States Postal Service (USPS) will honor John Lennon, one of the greatest British musicians, with a stamp. The list of those honored with stamps also includes the late Apple executive Steve Jobs, another music icon Michael Jackson, President Barack Obama, former Presidents Bill Clinton and both Bushes, The... Show More Summary
A recent paper suggesting monumental change to the Postal Service the has gained the support of Congressmen and that could evolve the service beyond your mailbox.
A leaked document says the polarizing actor-activist along with some music, sports and political icons will each be featured on their own stamps, but a Postal Service spokesman says it's too early to say for sure. read more
Would you like to see Mario in stamp form? Well, I mean actual stamps that you can mail letters with. Turns out something like that might be in the cards, as the U.S. Postal Service has approved a video game stamp, although it hasn't been designed yet. It seems like we might have to wait until 2016 to actually see the stamp lineup. Link
Engadget: "The U.S. Postal Service has approved a commemorative stamp honoring the Apple co-founder to be printed as part of a collectible series next year. Read more...
The commemorative stamp is scheduled for 2015. Steve Jobs's face could adorn your next piece of mail. An internal list obtained by the Washington Post reveals approved stamp subjects by the U.S. Postal Service's Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, and among the collectible stamps scheduled for 2015 is the late Apple cofounder and CEO. Read Full Story
Our colleagues at the Federal Eye blog have obtained a list of stamps the U.S. Postal Service is working on over the next two years. Included on the list is a man who has practically become the patron saint of Silicon Valley: Steve Jobs. The document indicates that Jobs has been approved as the subject […]