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U.S. Postal Service Announces Decade-Long Plan to Boost Finances, Service Quality; Ron Bloom Quoted

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The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has revealed a strategy to bolster the agency's financial and service performance over the next 10 years. USPS said Tuesday that its “Delivering for America” plan aims to achieve performance progress while keeping the six-day mail delivery system and augmenting the seven-day package delivery service.

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GAO Adds Small Business Emergency Loans, Drug Misuse to High-Risk List

Drug Misuse

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has added national initiatives to respond to, recover from and prevent drug misuse and emergency loans for small businesses to its “high-risk list” or areas in federal operations that require major reforms to reduce waste and address fraud, mismanagement and abuse. The addition of the two new areas to the 2021 list brings the total number of high-risk areas to 36. 

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GSA, USPS Offer Credentialing Services at U.S. Post Offices; Darlene Gore Quoted

Identity Verification

The General Services Administration (GSA) partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to help federal employees update personal identity credentials with ease of access. The USAccess Point pilot launched on Nov. 5 and has since helped over 4,000 federal government employees process credentials at U.S. post offices. 

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USPS Expands Digital Fingerprinting Service; Shane Powers Quoted

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The U.S. Postal Service will expand its digital fingerprinting service for more than 400 post offices by the end of 2021. USPS entered into an agreement with  IDEMIA to integrate its biometric capture and in-person proofing services. “We’ll be able to scale at whatever pace they want to once the initial solution is delivered,” Shane Powers, vice president of operations at IDEMIA National Security Solutions.

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PAE Secures $12.4M Contract Award to Support USPS Equipment Management, Production; John Heller Quoted

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PAE has been awarded a one-year contract valued at more than $12.4 million to continue the company’s support of the U.S. Postal Service at its Milwaukee Mail Transport Equipment Service Center (MTESC), PAE announced on Wednesday

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HHS Awards ECS $49M IDIQ to Deliver IAAI Solutions to Federal Agencies; George Wilson Quoted

ECS announced on Thursday that the company has received a potential five-year, $49 million contract vehicle to provide advanced Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) solutions to customers across the federal government. 

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GAO: Feds Need New Guidance to Protect Online Applications

A new report by the Government Accountability Office calls for new guidance on implementing alternative methods for knowledge-based verification to better secure online applications for government benefits. 

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Americans Remain Satisfied With Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service took the top spot in a new poll by analytics and advisory firm Gallup that ranked the federal agencies based on the satisfaction of Americans. USPS received the highest rating, with 74 percent of respondents saying the agency is doing an "excellent" or "good" job, Gallup said Monday. The agency also ranked first place in 2014, 2017 and 2018. 

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