Press Room


April 25, 2003

President’s Commission on United States Postal Service
Holds Fifth Public Meeting April 29 in Chicago, IL

The President’s Commission on the United States Postal Service will hold its fifth public meeting on Tuesday, April 29, 2003 in Chicago, Illinois. The focus of the meeting will be issues related to the Postal Service’s workforce.

The meeting will take place at 8:30 am – 2:30 pm CDT at the Hilton Hotel, 720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL. It is open to the public and the media.

For the agenda and witness list, follow this link: Official Agenda .

The nine-member bipartisan Commission, established by President Bush on December 11, 2002, will identify the operational, structural, and financial challenges facing the Postal Service; examine potential solutions; and recommend legislative and administrative steps to ensure the long-term viability of postal services in the United States. The Commission is co-chaired by James A. Johnson, Vice Chairman of Perseus, L.L.C., and Harry J. Pearce, Chairman of Hughes Electronics Corporation. The Commission will submit its report to the President by July 31, 2003.

Additional information about the Commission can be found at