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May 12, 2014 at 7:03 PM

U.S. Postal Service: Facilities sold when too costly or large

As news organizations have reported, the U.S. Postal Service is in a financial crisis that necessitates the passage of comprehensive postal-reform legislation. In response to Froma Harrop’s syndicated column “Mail today, gone tomorrow,” [Opinion, May 1], one initiative that has gained attention is the efforts to sell some Post Office buildings with historic…


Comments | Topics: Froma Harrop, Mail, Tom Samra

February 27, 2013 at 7:00 AM

U.S. Postal Service to end Saturday delivery

Crowdsourcing as a solution I am certain that the U.S. Postal Service has engaged high-priced, white-shoe consultants to help them ferret out a solution to its fiscal challenges. And boy have they got ideas! Let’s shutter a bunch of low-volume rural post offices; let’s reduce the number of neighborhood blue mailboxes; and, now, let’s eliminate Saturday…


Comments | More in budget cuts | Topics: Mail, United States Postal Service, USPS