USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
08/07/2020 09:01
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service today reported its financial results for third quarter of its fiscal year 2020, (April 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020), as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an unpredictable impact on the economy and the Postal Service.
U.S. Postal Service Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results
08/06/2020 08:16
The U.S. Postal Service will dedicate stamps honoring pioneering Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa (1926-2013), who is perhaps best known for her intricate abstract wire sculptures.
USPS honors sculptor Ruth Asawa with Forever stamps
07/30/2020 11:22
WASHINGTON, DC — Pursuant to the terms that will apply to borrowing under the CARES Act, the Postal Service will provide the Department of the Treasury with certain information regarding our costs, revenues, and overall financial position. This includes providing Treasury, under strict terms of confidentiality, with those contracts that generate the most revenue for the Postal Service. Providing this information is merely an acknowledgment of the fact that Treasury has been designated by Congress as the lender for the Postal Service, and it therefore has a legitimate interest under certain circumstances in understanding those factors that affect our current...
U.S. Postal Service Statement on Washington Post CARES Act Lending Authority Article
07/29/2020 09:00
WASHINGTON, DC — United States Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced today that the United States Postal Service (USPS) has reached an agreement in principle with the United States Department of the Treasury on the terms and conditions associated with $10 billion lending authority provided in the CARES Act.
USPS reaches agreement with Treasury on CARES Act Lending Authority
07/28/2020 13:13
WASHINGTON, DC — The 2020 holiday season will be here before you know it. In that spirit, the U.S. Postal Service today revealed five new Forever holiday stamps.
USPS announces new stamps for the holiday season
07/28/2020 08:15
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service issued the Bugs Bunny commemorative Forever stamps today, the character’s 80th birthday. The Bugs Bunny stamps were dedicated in a virtual ceremony and are now being sold at Post Office locations nationwide and online at
Bugs Bunny Stamps Now Available Nationwide
07/23/2020 06:23
Wisconsin / Illinois The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Monday released its newest Forever stamps, honoring the wholesome beauty of American produce, captured in still lifes.
U.S. Postal Service Releases Newest Forever Stamp
07/21/2020 12:26
Bedford Park, IL — The U.S. Postal Service released its newest Forever stamps, honoring the wholesome beauty of American produce, captured in still life.
Summer Produces New Forever Stamps
07/16/2020 15:28
The Postal Service will celebrate the wholesome bounty of American produce when it releases its Fruits and Vegetables stamps Friday, July 17.
07/15/2020 09:38
CHICAGO, IL — The Chicago Downtown Post Office will make it quick, easy and convenient for last-minute tax filers by accepting tax returns until midnight Wednesday, July 15 at the Cardiss Collins facility at 433 W. Harrison Street.
Downtown Post Office Open Late on July 15