The Postal Service

Postmaster General DeJoy Addresses Nation's Commercial Mailers

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Friday, September 23, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In a keynote video address this week to partnership groups composed of Postal Service leaders and the nation's commercial mailers, USPS Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy said the Postal Service is a different organization now than when he arrived more than two years ago.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In a keynote video address this week to partnership groups composed of Postal Service leaders and the nation's commercial mailers, USPS Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy said the Postal Service is a different organization now than when he arrived more than two years ago.
  • DeJoy said, "One of the biggest initiatives under Delivering for America is empowering employees to embrace the changes that are needed to succeed.
  • We need your operating and marketing prowess and your competitive spirit to help us win together in the marketplace," DeJoy said.
  • The mission of the PCC is to foster a close working relationship between the Postal Service and commercial mailers.

Postal Service Issues New Christmas Stamp

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

BOSTON, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service issued the "Virgin and Child" Christmas Forever stamp today during a dedication ceremony at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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  • Postal Service issued the "Virgin and Child" Christmas Forever stamp today during a dedication ceremony at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
  • "I am honored to represent the Postal Service as we dedicate a Christmas stamp that features one of the most revered images in the world the Virgin Mary holding her infant child, Jesus," said U.S.
  • Postal Service Organization Development Vice President Jenny Utterback, who served as the dedicating official.
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Postal Service: The Holiday Season Begins Today

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

NORTH POLE, Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- At an event here to celebrate the new Holiday Elves stamps, with Santa, Mrs. Claus, reindeer and the Santa Claus House (on St. Nicholas Drive!) as the backdrop, the Postal Service announced that letters for the 110-year-old USPS Operation Santa program can be sent beginning today — six weeks earlier than previous years. The holiday season is here!

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  • as the backdrop, the Postal Service announced that letters for the 110-year-old USPS Operation Santa program can be sent beginning today six weeks earlier than previous years.
  • "USPS Operation Santa allows generous customers to grant the holiday wishes of children and families in need.
  • Postal Service Board of Governors, who served as the dedicating official for the stamp event.
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Holiday Elves Are Here To Help With Hectic Holidays

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

NORTH POLE , Sept. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With the issuance of the new Holiday Elves Forever stamps today, the U.S. Postal Service is celebrating the tremendous effort of all holiday elves.

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  • Postal Service is celebrating the tremendous effort of all holiday elves.
  • "The elves have been hard at work here preparing for the upcoming season and so have the more than 650,000 Postal Service employees nationwide.
  • The Postal Service is proud of its role delivering holiday cards and packages," said Michael J. Elston, the Secretary of the U.S.
  • The Holiday Elves stamps are se-tenant, which means they work together both as a single scene or as individual images.

U.S. Postal Service Issues James Webb Space Telescope Stamp

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Thursday, September 8, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With the release of this vibrant stamp, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates NASA's James Webb Space Telescope as it continues its epic mission to reveal the cosmos as never seen before. A dedication ceremony for the stamp was held today at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum.

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  • Postal Service celebrates NASA's James Webb Space Telescope as it continues its epic mission to reveal the cosmos as never seen before.
  • "NASA's James Webb Space Telescope orbits the sun about a million miles away Now it will travel the U.S. mail system"
    "The James Webb Space Telescope orbits the sun about a million miles away from our planet.
  • Launched on Dec. 25, 2021, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is the largest and most complex telescope ever deployed in space capable of studying every phase of cosmic history.
  • The words "Webb Space Telescope" appear in white along the bottom edge of the stamp.

USPS Celebrates Hanukkah With a New Stamp

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

ORANGE VILLAGE, Ohio, Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --

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  • Hanukkah begins on the 25th of Kislev in the Hebrew calendar, a date that falls in late November or December.
  • The fiber art was hand-dyed, appliqud and quilted to form an abstract image of a hanukkiah, the nine-branch candelabra used only at Hanukkah.
  • The Hanukkah stamp is being issued in panes of 20.
  • Preorders for the Hanukkah Forever stamp can be made online at usps.com/stamps , beginning Sept 20.

USPS Celebrates Centennial of Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz's Birth With New Forever Stamps

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

The centennial of the birth of cartoonist Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000) brings new stamps celebrating his wit and wisdom through his unforgettable "Peanuts" characters.

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  • The centennial of the birth of cartoonist Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000) brings new stamps celebrating his wit and wisdom through his unforgettable "Peanuts" characters.
  • Its original cast included Charlie Brown and Snoopy, soon joined by Lucy, Linus and others.
  • In the 1960s, "Peanuts" became a worldwide phenomenon with beloved television specials, books, a Broadway show and countless products.
  • Postal Service media resources, including broadcast-quality video and audio and photo stills, visit the USPS Newsroom .

VROOOOM! VROOOOM!

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Thursday, August 25, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2022  /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service issued its Pony Cars Forever stamps at the Great American Stamp Show today.

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  • Postal Service issued its Pony Cars Forever stamps at the Great American Stamp Show today.
  • "If you don't collect cars on stamps today, the Pony Cars Forever stamps will be a great way to start," English said.
  • "Since the 1960s, the Camaro, Mustang and Challenger have been at the top of the dream car list for generations of young drivers.
  • The Pony Cars Forever stamps will let you relive one of the most exciting eras of cars or fulfill the dream of owning one."

Blink Charging Applauds the Signing of the Inflation Reduction Act Moving America Closer to Building Out Much Needed EV Infrastructure

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Miami, FL, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink” or the “Company”), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (“EV”) charging equipment and services, applauds President Biden for signing the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The legislation includes numerous components that will help propel the EV economy forward in the coming years.

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  • The Inflation Reduction Act is a major victory for the EV industry, said Michael D. Farkas, Chairman and CEO at Blink Charging.
  • The Inflation Reduction Act lifts the 200,000-unit-per-manufacturer cap on EV sales while keeping the $7,500 consumer income tax credit for purchasing a new EV.
  • The Inflation Reduction Act follows another recent significant move by the Biden Administration to drive the country toward greater electric vehicle EV adoption.
  • Blinks principal line of products and services include the Blink EV charging network (Blink Network), EV charging equipment, EV charging services, and the products and services of recent acquisitions, including SemaConnect, Blue Corner and BlueLA.

Elephants star on Forever Stamps on World Elephant Day

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Friday, August 12, 2022

Postal Service celebrated the majestic, playful, and highly intelligent elephant with a first-day-of-issue stamp ceremony at The Elephant Discovery Center.

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  • Postal Service celebrated the majestic, playful, and highly intelligent elephant with a first-day-of-issue stamp ceremony at The Elephant Discovery Center.
  • "What a pleasure it is to honor these magnificent creatures on World Elephant Day with a beautiful Forever stamp."
  • "The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee has provided refuge and lifetime care for captive elephants for 27 years.
  • The stamp's fanciful, digital illustration of an elephant and its young calf depicts the affectionate nature of the beloved animals.