VT and NH Senators Oppose Post Master General

post offciesVt and NH Senators, Bernie Sanders and Jeanne Shaheen, join twenty-two senators, led by Tom Udall of New Mexico, challenging the Postmaster General’s authority to discontinue Saturday mail delivery later this year without congressional approval.
In a letter to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe, the senators acknowledge the financial challenges the Postal Service is facing and urge him to work with Congress to address these problems through bipartisan reform, such as the Senate legislation passed last year.
They also point out that a shift to five-day service could lead to further declines in mail volume and revenues, worsening the U.S. Postal Service’s overall condition.

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