NM senators plead, ‘Wait Mr. Postman’

Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) have asked Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe to reconsider plans to limit operations at some New Mexico post offices. Under a proposal to cut costs, the Postal Service is considering reducing hours, delivering mail via rural carriers or highway contract routes, and merging offices. An earlier…

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Vicco, KY Village Post Office opens inside liquor store

Vicco, Ky. (WYMT)– The eagle representing the United States Postal Service has landed at a Vicco liquor store. “Post offices close kind of early in the day, actually so we’d be able to sell stamps,” said Sharon Taylor, manager at Kwik Six Liquor. In addition to stamps, the village post office also ships flat-rate boxes….

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Postal Service to issue wage garnishment rule, despite controversy

The Hill - Opinion

The U.S. Postal Service will issue a rule Thursday that allows the federal government to garnish the wages of private-sector workers who owe the USPS money. The wage garnishment regulation, which mirrors similar rules on the books of about 30 other federal agencies, allows the USPS to take money out of the paychecks of non-government workers to…

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