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USPS: The Path to Profitability

KEYWORDS: UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

WHEN: Thursday, February 4, 2016 4:30 a.m. to 6:15 a.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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The Bipartisan Policy Center hosted an event featuring remarks by Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) on the challenges facing the U.S. Postal Service and its future fiscal outlook. Following their remarks, a panel of experts discussed a number of core questions: how should the USPS serve a diverse geographic population, what are the cost issues facing it, and what should its business model look like in the digital economy?


Keynote remarks by:

Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
@SenatorHeitkamp

Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC)
@RepMarkMeadows

Panel discussion with:

Robert Taub
Chairman, Postal Regulatory Commission

Jessica Lowrance
President-Elect, Association for Postal Commerce

Jim Sauber
Chief of Staff, National Association of Letter Carriers

Robert Shapiro
Chairman, Sonecon LLC

Lori Rectanus
Director, Physical Infrastructure Issues, Government Accountability Office

Moderated by:

Eric Katz
Staff Correspondent, Government Executive