Top postalnews.com stories of the week September 29-October 5

  1. Loss of Parcel Select business could hit USPS hard, consultancy says
  2. OPM Announces 2020 Health, Dental, and Vision Program Premiums
  3. Mississippi RCA Sentenced for Delay of U.S. Mail
  4. Electronic Signatures Coming to USPS Deliveries
  5. New Details: 22-year-old shot postal worker ‘multiple times’ with what was believed to be an AR-15
  6. Congressman Blasts Fake GOP Census Mailers in Missouri’s 1st Congressional District-Demands that U.S. Postal Service investigate
  7. That’s not dynamite in your mailbox. That’s an ad from a local realtor
  8. South Dakota postal worker charged with theft of mail
  9. Defendant sentenced for a second time for using counterfeit checks to buy United States Postage Stamps
  10. NAPS Chat podcast with Congressman Michael Bost (R-IL)

OPM Announces 2020 Health, Dental, and Vision Program Premiums

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced today that for plan year 2020, the average total premiums for current non-Postal employees and retirees enrolled in plans under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will increase 4.0 percent. This year’s increase, while higher than last year’s historically low increase, is comparable to average increases from the past 5 years. Continue reading

Congressman Blasts Fake GOP Census Mailers in Missouri’s 1st Congressional District-Demands that U.S. Postal Service investigate

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri today blasted the Republican National Committee and President Trump’s reelection campaign for authorizing and distributing mailers to targeted households in Missouri’s 1st Congressional District, and other areas across the country, that are deliberately designed to look like official Census forms, but in fact, are purely partisan fundraising pitches. Continue reading