The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has favorably reviewed new competitive and market dominant price increases that will take effect July 10, 2022. For Periodicals, the overall increase is 8.540 percent, while Marketing Mail sees an overall increase of 6.5 percent. See the final orders on the price adjustments and related mail classification changes, as well as the price change tables. Meanwhile, the PRC has also invited stakeholder input regarding a study on USPS rate increases. The Alliance continues to work with the PRC, USPS and Congressional leaders on solutions that will help protect news publishers and communities’ access to high-quality journalism.
Holly Lubart is Vice President, Government Affairs at the News/Media Alliance. Previously, she served as Vice President of Government Affairs for the PA NewsMedia Association and started her career as a journalist. Lubart has over 20 years of political and communications experience.