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Trump Willfully Ignorant, Ungrateful About USPS

The latest postal reform bill introduced in the Senate seeks to pass postal retiree healthcare costs onto Medicare. But it apparently only modifies, not eliminate the financial burden on the U.S Postal Service must pay each year to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Trump Clueless About the U.S. Postal Service

Now that the federal government has reopened after a meaningless three-day shutdown, what, if anything, is likely to happen with postal reform this year? From this, we can see that President Donald Trump was much more interested in creating a … Continue reading

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Are Postal Problems Important Enough to Trump?

With all the dysfunction in Washington, DC now with President Donald Trump sparring with Congress over high profile issues like building a border wall with Mexico and passing new tax reform it’ll be a wonder if Congress can even get … Continue reading

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Postal Service Abets Opioid Epidemic Legally

With everything we hear about the epidemic of opioid use and abuse in this country the U.S. Postal Service shares some of the blame because much of the stuff gets shipped from abroad through USPS channels. Trouble is, this practice … Continue reading

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Libertarian Group Misunderstands USPS Function

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Libertarian Group Misunderstands USPS Function

Do we need the U.S. Postal Service or is the nation’s oldest and more reliable public institution hopelessly outmoded in an age of instantaneous electronic communication? On one hand, you’ve got Frederick Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter … Continue reading

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New CA Post Office Belies Movement to Cut Services, Facilities

Despite the plethora of post office closings and since 2011 sometimes there appears to be some good news pointing in the opposite direction. Case in point: in Woodland Hills, CA, near Los Angeles, the U.S. Postal Service has signed an … Continue reading

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