Rep. Collins Introduces Legislation to Protect Community Post Offices

Jun 19, 2019 – Press Release WASHINGTON—Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) today introduced H.R. 3333, the Community Post Office Act, to require the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) to receive written approval from local governments before relocating any post office facility. “As cities across the country are experiencing rapid growth, post offices are struggling to…

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USPS OIG Report: Establishing New Retail Access Points

Background The U.S. Postal Service’s retail network is larger than McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Walmart combined — with over 46,000 physical retail access points. These access points are locations where customers can purchase Postal Service products. They include traditional brick-and-mortar post offices and alternate access points such as self-service kiosks, contract postal units, community post offices,…

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U.S. Postal Service wrapping up meetings on reduced hours

The U.S. Postal Service is wrapping up meetings this summer with customers on reduced hours at its community post offices. By this fall, about 13,000 post offices nationwide, including 49 in Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Lewis counties, will have had their hours reduced to either two, four or six hours daily, but they will remain…

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