As it appeals the denial of an “exigent” rate increase, the U.S. Postal Service is arguing that the Postal Regulatory Commission’s decision was “arbitrary and capricious,” according to a brief filed late this afternoon with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
Among other points, USPS lawyers contend that the five-member commission established “new requirements that were not shared with or explained to the Postal Service,” according to an agency summary.
“Instead, the PRC simply denied the request as a whole and punted the Postal Service’s entire financial crisis to Congress,” the brief concludes.
full story: Federal Times