USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
12/14/2018 06:00
Compares the 2019 Earned Value Promotion to the preceding EV promo.
2019 Earned Value Promotion-What's New
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12/14/2018 07:09
Bright pink peach blossoms highlight the 2019 Year of the Boar stamp, the 12th and final stamp in the U.S. Postal Service’s Celebrating Lunar New Year series. The Year of the Boar begins Feb. 5, 2019, and ends on Jan. 24, 2020.
USPS to dedicate Year of the Boar Forever stamp
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12/14/2018 06:00
The 2019 Earned Value Reply Mail Promotion is intended to help slow the decline of First-Class Mail including Business Reply Mail (BRM) and Courtesy Reply Mail (CRM) pieces. As technology continues to disrupt mail volume, the Postal Service would like to encourage mailers to continue distributing BRM, CRM, and Share Mail pieces. Mailers who register their Mailer ID (MID) information and use eligible Intelligent Mail barcodes on their BRM, CRM, and Share Mail pieces may receive a postage credit for each mailpiece that is placed in the mailstream by the recipient and scanned during the promotion period.
2019 Earned Value Promotion FAQs
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12/13/2018 15:30
Twelve colorful hearts visually expressing love’s joyful, bountiful nature illustrate the first Forever stamp issued in 2019 and will be revealed by the U.S. Postal Service during a first-day-of-issue ceremony. The event is free and open to the public.
USPS to dedicate Hearts Blossom Forever stamp
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12/12/2018 07:57
ILLINOIS/WISCONSIN — The Postal Service is ready to deliver more than 15 billion pieces of mail this holiday season plus more than 900 million packages. The Postal Service wants to ensure each customer receives their mail in a timely and efficient manner and also keep its letter carriers safe.
U.S. Postal Service Highlights Safety Tips to Pet Owners
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12/07/2018 14:16
WASHINGTON — Post Offices nationwide will be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume after the holidays on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.
Post Offices Will Be Closed Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019
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12/06/2018 09:59
WASHINGTON — Post Offices nationwide will be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume after the holidays on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.
Post Offices Will Be Closed Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019
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12/06/2018 09:58
WASHINGTON — Las oficinas de correos de todo el país cerrarán el martes 25 de diciembre, día de Navidad, y el martes 1 de enero de 2019, día de Año Nuevo. Todas las oficinas de correos abrirán y la entrega de correo se reanudará normalmente después de las fiestas, los días 26 de diciembre y 2 de enero.
Las oficinas de correos cerrarán el martes 25 de diciembre, día de Navidad, y el martes 1 de enero de 2019, día de Año Nuevo
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12/04/2018 14:51
ILLINOIS/WISCONSIN – Thousands of men and women in the nation’s diplomatic corps and in the military will be serving abroad during the holidays and the mail is a great way to stay connected with them by sending them cards, letters, presents and care packages for the festive season.
Mail Call for Overseas Military, Diplomatic Service Members
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12/03/2018 14:11
President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Dec. 5 as a national day of mourning throughout the United States and has called on the American people to pay homage to the memory of former President George H.W. Bush on that day.
Honoring President Bush
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12/03/2018 10:02
ROCKFORD, IL — With the holidays in full swing, the Postal Service is delivering more cards, letters, and packages every day. This means our customers will start to see postal employees delivering packages earlier in the morning, later in the day, and on Sundays.
Rockford Post Office to Deliver Early in the Morning, Later in the Day, and Seven Days a Week During the Holidays
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11/29/2018 11:43
WASHINGTON – The Governors of the U.S. Postal Service today announced the appointment of Tammy L. Whitcomb as the third Inspector General of the U.S. Postal Service.
U.S. Postal Service Governors Appoint Inspector General
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