Author Archives: Paul Steidler

Once Again, Foreign Energy Reliance Spawns Moral Depravity (From RealClearEnergy) The United States has the resources, skilled workforce, and sophisticated technology to become the world’s dominant producer of all types of energy. Events in Ukraine are the latest illustration of why there is also a compelling moral imperative do so. [Read More...]
Comments To Postal Regulatory Commission On Public Inquiry On Service Performance Dashboard The Lexington Institute appreciates the opportunity to offer the following comments for the above referenced docket, specifically pertaining to Order No. 6104.The Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC’s) plan to launch a service performance dashboard is an important and positive initiative. [Read More...]
Postal ‘Reform’ Bill Doesn’t Deliver For America (From InsideSources) While the Postal Service Reform Act has some beneficial provisions, it does not make the fundamental reforms that are needed. It eliminates $57 billion in defaulted debt from the Postal Service, without asking for significant improvements in return. The Act [Read More...]
Ukraine’s Postal Service: Heroically Delivering Aid In-Country And Carrying On Read the full report as a PDF here.Ukraine’s Postal Service, Ukrposhta, has launched a historic program to bring large amounts of humanitarian aid into the country. It is inspiring, essential, and dangerous work. And Ukrposhta is also [Read More...]
Politicians Literally Playing With Fire Over U.S. Postal Service Delivery Vehicles (From RealClearEnergy) Looking for a symbol of how decrepit, combustible, and gridlocked the federal government has become? Consider the U.S. Postal Service’s delivery vehicles. With more than 400 exploding and catching on fire in recent years, the busted, old, dangerous contraptions need [Read More...]
Comments To Postal Regulatory Commission On Institutional Cost Contribution Requirement For Competitive Products Docket The Lexington Institute appreciates the opportunity to offer the following comments for the above referenced docket.For several fundamental reasons, including dramatic changes in recent years with the U.S. Postal Service’s revenue composition, product, and service mix, it is essential [Read More...]
Three Legislative Missteps With The Postal Service Reform Act On substance and legislative process, the Postal Service Reform Act (PSRA) is a troubling measure that needs to be tabled in the U.S. Senate until legislators complete a major overhaul. While it has several small-scale, positive components, its major provision [Read More...]
Six Major Reasons The Postal Service Reform Act Is Insufficient (From The Hill) While there are many positive provisions in the Postal Service Reform Act that the U.S. House of Representatives passed on February 8, it leaves unresolved the most critical issues at the U.S. Postal Service. These include: mail delivery is institutionalized [Read More...]
Remarks Of Paul Steidler To U.S. Postal Service Board Of Governors February 8, 2022 MeetingThe U.S. Postal Service should renounce any taxpayer funds for the purchase of electric vehicles and related infrastructure, estimated to cost $7 billion over the next decade. You have $23 billion or so in cash and [Read More...]
Comments To Postal Regulatory Commission On U.S. Postal Service’s Annual Compliance Report The Lexington Institute appreciates the opportunity to offer the following comments about the U.S. Postal Service’s Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Compliance Report.Due to several developments in fiscal year 2021, it is essential that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) fundamentally [Read More...]
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