There’s been a lot of news lately about the floundering economy and the fact that some high-ranking officials who might be getting extra help because of their status. Two weeks ago, Postmaster General John Potter…
The U.S. Postal Service is on the ropes, fiscally, and today, the Postmaster General came to Congress looking for a hand, not a handout. FederalNewsRadio’s Max Cacas joins us more.
A third-quarter loss of over $2.4 billion is being projected by the US Postal Service. USPS Inspector General David Williams says the loss can largely be attributed to workers’ compensation and future health care payments.…
John Potter Postmaster General Sept. 3, 2009
A recent report from the Government Accountability Office says additional cuts are needed.
The Postal Service is reeling from the decision by the Postal Rate Commission not to increase the price to mail a letter. USPS was hoping to use the rate hike to help close the $7 billion deficit it faces this year. The service continues to face reduced volume, more people using the Internet and legal barriers to changing key parts of its business mode.
Outgoing Postmaster General John Potter joins the Federal Drive for an in depth exit interview.
Best of interview with John Potter.
Newscast stories heard on the June 21, 2011, edition of In Depth with Francis Rose.