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Tell Congress: Stop Bankrupting the USPS - Please Sign!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USPS, postal service, ongress, republicans, bushadministration, economy, workforce, unemployment )

- 1731 days ago -
House Republicans are jumping at the chance to put the U.S. Postal Service on the chopping block.
Postal Service on the Verge of Default
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USPS, postal service, government, congress, spending, business, news )

- 1935 days ago -
Without help from Congress, the U.S. Postal Service is likely to default on a big bill due Wednesday to the federal government -- $5.5 billion to prepay health care benefits for retirees.
Postmaster General: Plans to Save Us Fall Flat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: postal service, Postal Service woes, finance, politics, news, government, congress, usa, economy, u.s. )

- 2188 days ago -
Congressional deals to save the U.S. Postal Service from extinction aren't good enough, said the head of the U.S. Postal Service on Monday.
Struggling Postal Service Announces 'New Reality'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, government, news, postal service, snail mail, economy )

- 2256 days ago -
The U.S. Postal Service, burdened with huge financial losses, said Thursday that it was facing a "new reality" that would include shutting a slew of processing facilities, changing service standards for first-class mail and cutting up to 35,000 positions.
Postal Service Warns It Could Lose $10 Billion This Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, news, postal service, deficits, economy )

- 2265 days ago -
The U.S. Postal Service could lose up to $10 billion and have little more than a week's worth of money left in the bank when its fiscal year ends Sept. 30, the nation's top postmaster will tell Congress Tuesday.
Postal Service Says It Needs Law Changes in Order to Pay Bills
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, corruption, USPS, postal service, u.s., usa, ethics, news )

- 2452 days ago -
Despite significant cost-cutting, the U.S. Postal Service has "an inflexible business model" that will make it unable to pay huge bills without legislative fixes, the postmaster general testified Wednesday
Thousands of Undelivered Letters Hoarded By US Postman
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States, Postal Service, mail, undelivered )

- 2743 days ago -
Some 20,000 pieces of mail - many more than a decade old - have been recovered from a postman's garage in the US city of Philadelphia
Postal Clerk Admits $600,000 Stamp Theft
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Postal Service, theft, crime, stamps )

- 3018 days ago -
A Howard County postal clerk pilfered more than $600,000 worth of stamps, many of which were sold on eBay at a reduced price, federal authorities said.
2021 - United States Postal Service Declares Bankruptcy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, bushadministration, economy, usa, postal service, bankruptcy )

- 3531 days ago -
After struggling for years, the United States Postal Service declares bankruptcy. Despite both increasing and decreasing the prices of stamps, USPS wasn't able to recover from the loss caused by the increase in electronic mail.
U.S. Refuses 'Any Wounded Soldier' Mail
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Postal Service, soldiers, holiday cards )

- 3629 days ago -
Hundreds of thousands of holiday cards and letters thanking wounded American troops for their sacrifice and wishing them well never reach their destination. They are returned to sender or thrown away unopened. Mail must be addressed to a specific solider.

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