Postal Rates

POSTAL RATES

The place to find all of the latest developments related to postal rates, regulatory and legal affairs, and other updates. Here, the Alliance provides regular updates on the latest legislation pertaining to the U.S. Postal Service and postal rates that impact newspaper and magazine delivery.

Postal Resources Now Available to News Media Alliance Members

Through a partnership with the National Newspaper Association Foundation (NNAF), News Media Alliance members* can now enjoy free access to an online portal containing exclusive postal-related resources, events and materials. Materials found on the site include:

  • regular articles and updates on relevant postal issues and related regulatory affairs;
  • postal education and training via the Max Heath Postal Institute TM;
  • a Postal Hotline that provides consulting services;
  • free registration to postal webinars and events;
  • and more.
To access this collection of valuable resources, simply register here for an nna.org account.*

*Please register using your Alliance member newspaper organization name and email address. Your Alliance membership will be verified prior to your registration being confirmed via email and receiving access to the site.

Latest Articles


USPS Inspector General to Receive Excellence Award
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USPS Inspector General to Receive Excellence Award

 Women in Logistics and Delivery Services (WILDS) announced it will present the second annual Megan J. Brennan Award for Excellence to Tammy Whitcomb Hull, Inspector General, United States Postal Service, at a meeting to be held on February 2, 2023. The Alliance belongs to WILDS and works with closely with ... Read More
USPS Announces Implementation of Changes to Critical Entry Times
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USPS Announces Implementation of Changes to Critical Entry Times

The Postal Service announced that changes to Critical Entry Times (CET) for certain categories of Periodicals mail will go into effect on January 29 ... Read More
Alliance Files Petition to Postal Regulatory Commission to Initiate Proceeding Regarding Retiree Health Benefit Normal Costs
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Alliance Files Petition to Postal Regulatory Commission to Initiate Proceeding Regarding Retiree Health Benefit Normal Costs

The Alliance filed a Petition to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to Initiate a Proceeding Regarding the Appropriate Analytical Principle for Retiree Health Benefit Normal Costs on December 19. The PRC opened a docket following their December 9 order, rescinding their earlier approval of the USPS accounting treatment for removal ... Read More
Postal Regulatory Commission Rescinds Earlier Approval of Postal Service Accounting of Retirement Liabilities Due to the Alliance's Motion for Reconsideration
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Postal Regulatory Commission Rescinds Earlier Approval of Postal Service Accounting of Retirement Liabilities Due to the Alliance’s Motion for Reconsideration

In response to the News/Media Alliance and other mailers motion for reconsideration of the Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC) earlier approval of the Postal Service’s announced change in accepted analytical principles, the PRC issued an order on December 9, rescinding its October 7 letter and approval of the USPS accounting treatment ... Read More
News/Media Alliance Files Comments on Rate Proposals & USPS Reports Fiscal Year 2022 Results
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News/Media Alliance Files Comments on Rate Proposals & USPS Reports Fiscal Year 2022 Results

The Alliance filed the comments with the Postal Regulatory Commission on November 7 in response to the Postal Service’s notice of market-dominant price adjustments ... Read More
Alliance Submits Comments on USPS Service Performance
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Alliance Submits Comments on USPS Service Performance

The News/Media Alliance submitted comments on October 31 in response to the Postal Regulatory Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking related to USPS service performance and customer satisfaction reporting ... Read More
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