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...subject the Postal Service to regulatory oversight for the first time since the agency's inception. A new Postal Regulatory Commission would audit postal operations, create and monitor service standards and review rate-increase proposals...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061799/Ope_edit.shtml
Letter: Save the Douglas Post Office

...which oversees the USPS, that our Sen. Mark Begich serves on. It important to note that according to the Postal Regulatory Commission, maintaining all small and rural post offices amount to less that 0.7 percent of the Postal Service's...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2011-09-04/letter-save-douglas-post-office
Letters
The case for post office closures

...and appeal before the Postal Regulatory Commission.Typical of the closures...with an appeal to the Postal Regulatory Commission before the move was recently...disputed and appealed to the Postal Regulatory Commission.Given the bureaucratic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-27/case-post-office-closures
Opinion
USPS wrestles with cutting services or increasing prices

...attrition and giving the agency more sway on pricing and products. The public will get to comment before the Postal Regulatory Commission or Congress endorses any changes. Here are some ideas that make some sense: Reducing federally mandated six-day...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031010/opi_580920851.shtml
Opinion
Report: Dropping Saturday service won't save USPS much money

The Postal Regulatory Commission has released its final advisory opinion this week, stating...ending Saturday service would save $3.1 billion, while the Postal Regulatory Commission found it would save only $1.7 billion, take three years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032711/sta_806172299.shtml
News
Report: Dropping Saturday service won't save USPS much money

The Postal Regulatory Commission has released its final advisory opinion this week, stating...ending Saturday service would save $3.1 billion, while the Postal Regulatory Commission found it would save only $1.7 billion, take three years...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-03-26/report-dropping-saturday-service-won821
State
The truth about the Postal Service

...profitable. But we're not even asking that it be removed. What Postal Service management, the unions, the Postal Regulatory Commission, key Republican and Democratic legislators on postal issues, and other stakeholders are asking is simply...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-29/truth-about-postal-service
Opinion
U.S. mail: Slow and slower

...quietly slashed delivery targets in much of the nation for first-class mail going beyond local areas. A 2006 Postal Regulatory Commission report found that the Postal Service scorned federal law requiring the "highest consideration" to speedy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-12-27/us-mail-slow-and-slower
Opinion
Outside editorial: Postal Service's pricing proposal is monopolistic

...detailed justification" for the proposed deal. The Newspaper Association of America also asked the U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission to nix the proposal between the Postal Service and the Valassis company.The problem isn't the discounted...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-26/outside-editorial-postal-services-pri
Opinion
A new post office

...subject the Postal Service to regulatory oversight for the first time since the agency's inception. A new Postal Regulatory Commission would audit postal operations, create and monitor service standards and review rate-increase proposals...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061799/Ope_edit.html
Opinion
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