The Consumer Postal Council champions world-class postal services by promoting programs and policies that increase productivity, transparency and eliminate distortions and inefficiencies caused by monopolies.

Amid a crisis isolating Americans like nothing else has in a century, the service tying every corner of this nation together since its founding is foundering. There always have been critics of the U.S. Postal Service but now it has enemies led by President Donald Trump, and Trump’s untrue claims about his...

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) was in financial shambles before the pandemic and the coronavirus certainly hasn’t helped. Now, agency leadership wants an astounding $75 billion from taxpayers to keep the USPS afloat despite a sorry track-record of reckless spending and pricing policies. The agency needs to get a grip on its failing...

The first political campaign I worked on took place in 1990. I’d just returned to Massachusetts after serving in the Army. Elections were taking place for state-wide offices, including the governor, attorney general and treasurer. I’d worked in the Massachusetts State House while in graduate school and had met several...