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Postal Service Budget

The Plight of the Postal Service

Ralph Nader | Posted 07.03.2013 | Business
Ralph Nader

The United States Postal Service is in a freefall due to poor management, a starkly shortsighted, paralyzed Congressional leadership, and the steady march of right wing ideologues.

Jason Linkins

Cash-Strapped U.S. Postal Service Hopes You Will Buy Some Of Their Dope All-Weather Gear | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

As you've no doubt heard, there are big changes afoot for your U.S. Postal Service. The perennially cash-strapped movers of mail recently announced th...

LOOK: 9 Reasons The Postal Service Is Not Obsolete Yet

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.06.2013 | Business

The Postal Service may no longer deliver letters on Saturdays, but that doesn't mean its services are not important. In fact, the world would be a ...

Postal Service Takes Drastic Action

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — Saturday mail may soon go the way of the Pony Express and penny postcards. The Postal Service said Wednesday that it plans to cut b...

Grim News For The Postal Service

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Postal Service's Board of Governors has directed the cash-strapped agency t...

Postal Service Looks To New Congress For Rescue

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress that expired this week might have steered the nation away from the ...

U.S. Postal Service Hits $15 Billion Borrowing Limit For First Time

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - The financially struggling United States Postal Service has hit its $15 billion borrowing limit for the first time ev...

10 Things The Postal Service Doesn't Want You To Know

SmartMoney | JEN WIECZNER | Posted 08.27.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: 1. Your failure to send your Mother a proper birthday card is the least of our problems. For four days at the end of June, retired l...

Plan Aimed At Saving Postal Service Money May Actually Lose It Billions

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.05.2012 | Business

Could cuts actually cost the United States Postal Service more than they save it? If a survey commissioned by the Postal Service and cited by CNNMo...

Postal Service To Cut Staggering Number Of Jobs

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business

Feb 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Postal Service announced plans on Thursday to close or consolidate 223 mail processing centers and eliminate up to 35,00...

Big Postal Service Cuts Coming In May

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With no financial relief in sight, the U.S. Postal Service is pushing ahead with planned cuts to more than 260 mail processing cent...

How Republicans Crippled The United States Postal Service

Karl Frisch | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics
Karl Frisch

GOP efforts to cripple the Postal Service predate the current tea party "cut government spending" drumbeat echoing throughout Washington during these difficult economic times.

Postal Service Takes Massive Loss Despite Deep Cuts

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service said Friday it lost $8.5 billion last year despite deep cuts of more than 100,000 jobs and other reductions in r...

White House Pressured To Fix Postal Budget Crisis

The Hill | Walter Alarkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Postal workers say a congressional plan to fix the budget shortfalls at the United States Postal Service (USPS) is short sighted and have asked the Wh...