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Millennials Love the USPS

Millennials, or people born after 2000, like old-fashioned postal mail despite their stereotypical disdain for non-electronic media, says a new report from the office of the U.S. Postal Service Inspector General https://uspsoig.gov/document/millennials-and-mail. Specifically, the OIG found that people aged 18 … Continue reading

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Trump’s Unseen USPS Proposals Won’t Matter

Predictably, several companies opposed to President Donald Trump’s forthcoming recommendations about what to do about the U.S. Postal Service have led to the formation of a lobbying group to fight them just days before they become public. Predictably, several companies … Continue reading

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‘Statue of Liberty’ Mistake Costs USPS Millions

At a time when it’s hemorrhaging billions of dollars per year the U.S. Postal Service should be on the lookout for unnecessary expenditures that can end up costing it dearly when somebody in its management is asleep at the switch. … Continue reading

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Trump Knee-Jerk USPS Ideas Likely to Go Nowhere

President Donald Trump has joined the chorus of forces calling for the privatization of the U.S. Postal Service. But he says he wants to “fix” it first. According to Government Executive Trump wants to commercialize the agency which has more … Continue reading

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USPS Just Can’t Keep Paring Essential Services

True to form, the U.S. Postal Service said it intends to diminish conventional mail delivery service to newly built homes going forward and, apparently, hopes nobody will notice. To justify this service reduction the USPS is trotting out its usual … Continue reading

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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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