PRC to Hold Public Forum on Improving U.S. Postal Laws

The Postal Regulatory Commission issued the following press release:

Public Encouraged to Attend January 11 Meeting

Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission will convene a public forum at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at Commission Headquarters to provide interested parties with the opportunity to comment on the effectiveness of current United States postal laws and to recommend improvements.

The Commission is conducting the public forum as part of its statutory responsibility to issue a report to the President and Congress evaluating the amendments made by the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act and offering recommendations for any legislation or other measures to improve the effectiveness or efficiency of the postal laws of the United States.

“We strongly encourage everyone interested in the U.S. Postal Service to participate in the Commission’s review of the laws governing the U.S. Postal Service by attending this forum or by submitting comments to the Commission via U.S. mail or e-mail,” said Commissioner Nanci E. Langley, who is leading the Commission’s effort at the request of Chairman Ruth Y. Goldway.

For those unable to attend in person, the public forum will be webcast live. Links to the webcast will be accessible on the Commission’s website – – under “Breaking News” shortly before 2 p.m. on January 11. An audio transcript of the proceeding will be posted on the homepage under “What’s New” as soon as practicable after the public forum.

Written comments are welcomed by e-mail to pagr-prc @, or by mail to the following address:

Postal Regulatory Commission
Office of Public Affairs & Government Relations
901 New York Avenue NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20268-0001

Comments should be sent to the Commission by February 1.