Gone Postal: A work in progress


  Filmmakers launch documentary film trailer for Gone Postal in anticipation of Occupy the Post Office events scheduled across the nation on April 17th. With the US Postal Service caught in the national spotlight, now more than ever, Americans deserve the truth behind the headlines.  The documentary Gone Postal will uncover what brought America’s most trusted institution to its knees. The film is the … Read More

Appeals in vain: The long odds on success at the PRC


Over the past fifteen months, more than two hundred communities have tried to save their post office from being closed by appealing to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).  For nearly all of them, the effort was in vain.   Between January 1, 2011, and April 6, 2012, the PRC issued orders on 180 appeals.  Only thirteen of them were successful, … Read More

Connolly and Young Call on Congress to Develop 21st Century USPS Business Model


PRESS RELEASE More than 100 Members of Congress sign letter in support of 6 Day Mail, Rural Post Offices, Innovation Washington, D.C. –Virginia Congressman Gerry Connolly was joined by more than 100 members of Congress in calling on Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to maintain robust mail service, including 6 day delivery and rural post offices, and … Read More