Postal Rate Commission

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Noun1.Postal Rate Commission - an independent federal agency that recommends changes in postal rates
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
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Ruth Goldway, chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission, or PRC, which oversees the USPS, disagrees.
Ravnitzky, chief counsel to the chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission, at (202) 789-6812 or michael.
However, the law imposes no price cap on competitive products whose prices reflect market conditions and are set by the Postal Regulatory Commission.
The Postal Regulatory Commission is obliged to review these assignments continuously and to adjust them as circumstances warrant.
In January 2011, the Postal Regulatory Commission allowed just 83 loss-incurring post offices to be shuttered, citing laws that prevent individual offices from being closed solely for economic reasons.
The service said that since the Postal Regulatory Commission had for a second time rejected new rates for standard mail, periodicals and package services on March 18, USPS decided to hold up all the increases pending an agreement on those classes, saying it didn't want to "burden" customers with multiple implementation dates.
The Postal Regulatory Commission must approve the changes, which would go into effect on Jan.
27, 2013, pending review and approval by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).
Subject to review from the Postal Regulatory Commission, the following are proposed details of the 2013 Mailing Service Promotions Calendar:
Other provisions would require strict delivery standards for first class mail delivery that would make it harder to close processing centers such as Gateway and prevent closure of rural post offices by giving the Postal Regulatory Commission authority to prevent closures based on the effects on communities and on employees, not just profit.
The proposal must go to the Postal Regulatory Commission for approval.
However, the Postal Regulatory Commission has found that it is virtually impossible to estimate any savings because the market research on potential lost revenue was too problematic.