U.S. Postal Service (USPS)

3:25pm

Fri February 17, 2012
The Two-Way

Postal Service Seeks 5 Cent Hike For First-Class Stamps

In a letter, the postmaster general told Congress, yesterday, that in order to mitigate losses the United States Postal Service needed to raise the price of stamps by as much as 5 cents.

That means stamps could cost 50 cents.

The New York Times reports that Patrick Donahoe also said that if it didn't raise postage prices and slow first-class mail by one day, the service could lose up to $18.2 billion a year by 2015.

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4:16pm

Wed February 1, 2012

5:29am

Mon December 19, 2011
Business

Crunch Time for Holiday Shipping

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There may be six shopping days left until Christmas, but there’s only a few shipping days left for those packages to arrive in time.

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5:00am

Wed December 14, 2011
Government

USPS Agrees to Five-Month Moratorium on Closures

USPS

The U.S. Postal Service has voluntarily agreed to delay the closing of 252 mail processing centers and 3,700 local post offices until mid-May.

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2:59pm

Fri December 9, 2011
Government

Sens. Udall, Bennet Call for Moratorium on USPS Closures

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Colorado Democratic Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall today called for a 6-month moratorium on recent proposed closures by the U.S. Postal Service so Congress can establish more “comprehensive” reform.

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