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Postal Service fences off post office property

The United States Postal Service, or USPS, installed a 6-foot-tall metal fence at the Downtown Berkeley Post Office during the week of April 25, partitioning public property and hanging signs that read “U.S. property. No trespassing.”

The fence restricts access to the sidewalk area formerly used by the 17-month homeless encampment at the post office and extends around the corner on Milvia Street, closing in a garden bed that was planted by protesters during the occupation.

Long Island-based ‘internationally acclaimed psychics’ barred from using US mail to solicit customers

There is no future for a phony psychic network thanks to the federal prosecutors.

A Long Island-based marketing group, its direct-mail accomplices and two self-professed clairvoyants are now barred from using the U.S. mail to dupe suckers into purchasing good luck charms and lucky lottery numbers.

Are you realizing optimal postal savings?

With the recent rollback of the exigent surcharge, we should be experiencing a savings in our postal spend. But have you reviewed your jobs to make sure you are squeezing every dollar you can?

With the acceptance of electronic receipt of invoices, EOBs, and statements, many jobs are no longer qualifying for the greatest mail density. While it is great that your actual postal spend is down, the reality is that you may be experiencing a cost per piece increase. How is that happening?

Glitch delays mailing guides to 400,000 voters ahead of special election

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan’s office failed to send out publicity pamphlets for the upcoming special election to more than 200,000 households with multiple voters in all but Pima and Maricopa counties, her spokesman said.

Postal Service fences off post office property

The United States Postal Service, or USPS, installed a 6-foot-tall metal fence at the Downtown Berkeley Post Office during the week of April 25, partitioning public property and hanging signs that read “U.S. property. No trespassing.”

The fence restricts access to the sidewalk area formerly used by the 17-month homeless encampment at the post office and extends around the corner on Milvia Street, closing in a garden bed that was planted by protesters during the occupation.

Long Island-based ‘internationally acclaimed psychics’ barred from using US mail to solicit customers

There is no future for a phony psychic network thanks to the federal prosecutors.

A Long Island-based marketing group, its direct-mail accomplices and two self-professed clairvoyants are now barred from using the U.S. mail to dupe suckers into purchasing good luck charms and lucky lottery numbers.

Are you realizing optimal postal savings?

With the recent rollback of the exigent surcharge, we should be experiencing a savings in our postal spend. But have you reviewed your jobs to make sure you are squeezing every dollar you can?

With the acceptance of electronic receipt of invoices, EOBs, and statements, many jobs are no longer qualifying for the greatest mail density. While it is great that your actual postal spend is down, the reality is that you may be experiencing a cost per piece increase. How is that happening?

Glitch delays mailing guides to 400,000 voters ahead of special election

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan’s office failed to send out publicity pamphlets for the upcoming special election to more than 200,000 households with multiple voters in all but Pima and Maricopa counties, her spokesman said.

Talking baseball … and direct mail?

They’re not exactly two things that you would think go together, but when I got a postcard from my hometown Philadelphia Phillies in the mail, I knew it would make for a good story. Or maybe two.
So here’s the deal.

Chaffetz bill builds hope for postal reform by year’s end

Hamilton Davison sat in the office of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, last month hashing out the details of the draft of a postal reform bill. The session went long, which was good. The scent of bipartisan compromise—a bouquet in short supply in the halls of Congress—was in the air and the president of the American Catalog Mailers Association and the Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee were finding common ground.