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Use Data Analytics In The War On Opioids (From InsideSources) Opioid deaths have spiked by 49 percent since 2018, with 69,710 Americans killed by opioids in 2020. Much needs to be done. While U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been intercepting and seizing much larger amounts of fentanyl at the Mexican ...
Sunday’s Mail Price Spike And Why It Really Matters On Sunday, August 29, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will raise prices an average of 6.8 percent on mail products and 8.8 percent on periodicals, such as community newspapers. This follows earlier increases on January 24, 2021, with most prices going u ...
Comments To Postal Regulatory Commission On Proposed Section 601 Regulations The Lexington Institute appreciates the opportunity to comment about regulations being considered for Section 601, which describes instances when letters may be carried out of the mail, or when the letter monopoly does not apply to a mailpiece. It is i ...
Attorneys General and the Postal Service’s Expected September 1 Mail Slowdown Barring intervention by state Attorneys General (AGs) by September 1, mail delivery in the United States will soon take longer than it has in 50 years and slow even further. This will be particularly burdensome to senior citizens, the disabled, and rur ...
Congress Should Not Interfere With Mail Truck Purchases (From Trucks.com) The U.S. Postal Service is in dire need of a clean, modern, and customized mail truck fleet and after rigorous and careful study has a sensible plan to get there. But Congress could mess this up and create additional problems by demanding an all-electr ...
Recovering From Washington’s Fumble On The Opioid Epidemic (From InsideSources) With opioid deaths rising 29 percent during the pandemic, killing more than 55,000 Americans annually, Washington must do more to save lives. It can start by enforcing the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act (STOP Act) so criminal cartel ...
21 Attorneys General Call For U.S. Postal Service To Re-Focus On Mail, Not Packages Twenty-one Attorneys General (AGs) have taken the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to task for seeking to further degrade first-class mail service effective September 1 and for pursuing competitive package business at the expense of its long-standing and mos ...
Statement To Postal Regulatory Commission On Proposed First-Class Mail Service Standard Changes The Lexington Institute opposes the U.S. Postal Service’s proposal to lengthen delivery times, by degrading service standards, on approximately 39 percent of first-class mail. This is a dramatic and audacious change that will alter the very character o ...
Postal Reform Should Eliminate Private Sector Subsidies (From RealClearMarkets) Both houses of Congress are finally moving ahead in a substantive, bipartisan manner to reform the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The Postal Service Reform Act has many important and beneficial provisions. However, the legislation also has a troubling fla ...
Comments Of The Lexington Institute Before The Department Of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs And Border Protection The Lexington Institute provides the following comments and information for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in conjunction with the interim final rule (IFR) for Mandatory Advance Electronic Information for International Mail Shipments. Since 2 ...
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