STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Postal Service out to ‘restore faith’ of Oil Patch
WILLISTON, N.D. The U.S. Postal Service has carriers working into the night -- delivering mail at 8 p.m. or later -- as it has struggled to keep up with North Dakotas oil boom, but an official visi... Posted on 1/10/13 at 1:56 AM
The U.S. Postal Service’s Customer Service Mail Processing Center in Grand Forks will remain open, but two others in the state — Devils Lake and Minot — will be relocated, the Postal Service announced Thursday.
Kevin Bonham, Forum Communications Co.
, February 24, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — A package ignited at a Washington postal facility Friday, a day after fiery packages sent to Maryland's governor and transportation secretary burned the fingers of workers who opened them.
Back when Barack Obama was pushing for a public option in the new national healthcare system, he raised eyebrows with an out-of-nowhere remark about the U.S. Postal Service.
It happened last August at a town hall in Colorado. Obama claimed Americans shouldn’t be afraid of a government insurance company — the public option — competing against private insurers, because even though the government has vastly more resources than any individual company, “You’ve got a lot of private companies who do very well competing against the government — UPS and FedEx are doing a lot better than the post office.”
Byron York, The Washington Examiner
, April 26, 2010
The U.S. Postal Service has cut its staff by 25,000 this year as it struggles to reduce massive deficits, Postmaster General John Potter said Monday.
Postal employment is now below 635,000, Potter said, down from about 800,000 in 1999. Thousands of carrier routes have also been eliminated as mail volume declines, he said.
May 19, 2009
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