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In Defiance of Senate Democrats, USPS Will Begin Office Closures

dmacleo Wrote: May 18, 2012 9:38 PM
some postmaster generals prohibit the workers from delivering on private roads up here, sounds similar to what you are describing. mine donated posts to help us build a mailbox set at end of road and drives down for packages (against his orders) and tries to balance it out. some postmaster generals run their own fiefdom.
The U.S. Postal Service will begin closing local offices and processing centers this summer as part of a downsizing plan that would put the USPS on more sound financial footing. There's still a long way to go, but this is good preliminary news.

At a news briefing, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said the agency's mail processing network had simply become too big, given declining first-class mail volume and mounting debt. It will now consolidate nearly 250 plants as originally proposed, including 48 this summer, but will stretch out the remainder over a longer time frame in 2013...
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