The rules regarding written comments on the Postal Service's proposal in an exigent rate increases define the 3 issues that will like be the focus of the PRC's decision on the proposed rates. They are:
- The sufficiency of the justification for an exigent rate increase;
- The adequacy of the justification for increases in the amounts requested by the Postal Service; and
- Whether the specific rate adjustments requested are reasonable and equitable.