Senate Dems seek to protect rural postal delivery

The Hill - Opinion

By Bernie Becker – July 9, 2015 A group of Senate Democrats is pushing new legislation to improve mail service for their rural residents they say have gotten the worst of cuts from the U.S. Postal Service. The bill from Sens. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.), Jon Tester (Mont.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.) and Gary Peters (Mich.) would…

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Lawmakers Think Postal Delivery Trucks Can Do Better Than 10 MPG

By Eric Katz – April 24, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service has been complaining about its aging vehicle fleet for years, but it has not had the funds to do anything about it. While the agency is still losing billions annually, recent downsizing efforts have freed up some operational cash. That led new Postmaster General…

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