Researcher and Writer in Washington, DC

The Postal Regulatory Commission’s $50 Billion Decision

United States Post Office Building

The Postal Regulatory Commission is a small agency, little known in Washington, DC, let alone the rest of America. Its 70 employeestoil in rented office space on New York Avenue, a couple floors above a Cajun restaurant. The agency’s budget is $15 million—an amount less than what it was 10 years ago. What PRC staff I have met are dutiful civil servants cut from wonky cloth.

And come December, the diminutive Commission will begin making a decision that will directly affect $50 billion in commerce….(Read more)

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