TOPLINE: The U.S. Postal Service’s new 10-year strategic plan, which will slow down mail delivery, was sharply criticized by the regulatory board overseeing the agency Tuesday, delivering a blow to controversial Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and validating Democratic critics—though it will not stop it from moving forward. DeJoy and USPS leadership...

The U.S. Postal Service’s plan to raise mailing rates could present one more damaging blow to community newspapers already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and advertising declines, a trade group says. Rates on periodicals would increase by more than 8% as of Aug. 29, according to agency filings. The price jump...