Cut And Slash Is Not The Way To Save America’s Post Office

By John Greathouse Editor, The Pacer National Postal Press Association American Postal Workers Union Central Michigan Area Local – Lansing, MI In 2010 the Postal Service, under the guise of a financial crisis, began with what is best described as a “Fire Sale”! This financial crisis gave them the reason to begin the closing of…

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Postal Service Keeps Spreading Its Losses – So what is the root of the trouble?

By Alan Daley and Steve Pociask – April 3, 2015 Many consumers like the United States Postal Service and can appreciate our local mail carriers. However, the Postal Service keeps attempting to shift its focus and is losing money in the process. The agency has lost over $50 billion in the last eight years, putting…

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USPS: From the top – Letter carrier donates roofs to neighbors in need

April 3, 2015 Pocatello, ID, Letter Carrier Brett Hochhalter regularly passes homes in need of repair on his route. At least once a year, he does something about it. Hochhalter, who owns a contracting business on the side, donates at least one free roof a year to homeowners who need them. The company’s employees do…

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Video: Paducah processing center closing, USPS consolidating

By Amanda Roberts – April 2, 2015 PADUCAH, Ky – The processing plant at the Paducah post office closes Saturday. It’s part of consolidation plans that started 2011. Tomorrow will be the last day for operations. The mail will instead be processed through Evansville. A processing plant in Cape Girardeau will also be consolidated into…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: North Dakota Postal Service Operations

Background North Dakota has experienced the nation’s fastest-growing population, growing 7.6 percent since 2010 compared to 2.4 percent nationally. The state’s jobless rate was the lowest in the nation (2.8 percent) in July 2014. This is due to significant employment opportunities resulting from the oil boom in the Bakken Shale formation in western North Dakota….

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