United States Postal Service

BEFORE THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE: RESTRICTIONS ON PRIVATE CARRIAGE OF LETTERS; REVISIONS TO ALLOW PRIVATE DELIVERY OF “EXTREMELY URGENT” LETTERS

by Derek Thieme August 10, 1979 United States Postal Service

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today released comments on the Postal Service proposal that would allow private carriers to convey “extremely urgent” letters.   The comments are attached.

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Decision Rendered on the Council on Wage and Price STability’s Request that the Postal Rate Comission Sponsor a Symposium on the Private Express Statuts

by Roy A. Nierenberg August 11, 1976 United States Postal Service

On  January 16, 1976 the Council on Wage and Price Stability filed with the Postal Rate Commission in Docket RH 76-4 our views on the likely effects of the Private Express Statutes upon the Postal Service and the mailing public. We requested that the Postal Rate Commission convene a symposium of experts to consider the issues raised in our filing, principally, that […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Concerning the Private Express Statutes

by Michael H. Moscow January 16, 1976 United States Postal Service

By Notice of Inquiry dated OCtober 22, 1975, the Postal Rate Commission (“Commission”) initiated a proceeding concerning the regulations implementing the Private Express Statutes.  This notice appeared in the Federal Register on October 29, 1975 …

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Council Says Competition in First- Class Mail Service Would Benefit the Economy

by Council on Wage and Price Stability January 16, 1976 United States Postal Service

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today stated “that permitting competition to the Postal Service’s first-class [mail] service probably would result in significant benefits to the economy and to the mail user.” The Council also urged the U. S. Postal Rate Commission to consider recommending that Congress abolish the Private Express Statutes which prohibit competition in the carriage of […]

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