Stamp prices could soon be going down across the country. The Washington Post reported a DC appeals court ruled the Postal Service cannot permanently sell stamps at $0.49 each.
The inscription on New York City’s U.S. Postal Service headquarters reads: “Neither snow nor rain nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”
An Otsego woman has been indicted for allegedly embezzling approximately $10,365.57 from a Brooklyn Park Post Office.
A rally was held Sunday afternoon for concerned citizens pushing to keep mail delivery on Saturdays.
With no financial relief in sight, the U.S. Postal Service is pushing ahead with planned cuts to more than 260 mail processing centers around the nation, part of a billion-dollar cost-cutting effort that will slow delivery of first-class mail.
The Postal Service is broke and on Monday, they’ll unveil a temporary fix, which means your cards and letters are going to show up later.
The price of mailing a letter is going up again. Starting on Jan. 22, a first-class, 1-ounce letter will cost a penny more at 45 cents.
Four mail processing facilities in Minnesota are on the Postal Service’s list for possible closings.
It’s not a good time to be the United States Postal Service. For USPS, revenue is down, expenses are high, and Congress requires the Postal Service to pre-pay future retirees’ health benefits. So, what happens if the Postal Service has to shut down?