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Report: Hallmark Ramps Up Lobbying Efforts

Posted 03.25.2013 | Business

Hallmark will stop at nothing to ensure you don’t have to wait an extra two days for your birthday card. The famed greeting card company has step...

The Post Office and the Dollar Store: A Common Sense Holiday Tale

Russell C. Smith | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
Russell C. Smith

Some lawmakers and people in big media have promoted the notion that since the U.S. Post Office is losing money, it must be privatized.

Dave Jamieson

Mail Fail: Postal Service To Default As Congress Breaks For Recess

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

At midnight Wednesday, the U.S. Postal Service is expected to default on a multi-billion dollar payment owed to the Treasury, highlighting financial s...

Dave Jamieson

Postal Workers Launch Hunger Strike To 'Save' Agency

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of U.S. Postal Service employees and supporters launched a hunger strike Monday on Capitol Hill, urging action from lawmakers in...

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...

Post Offices To Disappear In One State

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 05.18.2012 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — An ailing U.S. Postal Service is preparing to close and consolidate processing facilities across Michigan, from its capital city to a...

It's Time to Transform the U.S. Postal Service

Daniel Burrus | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Ultimately, the USPS has the opportunity to create some amazing new value for United States citizens. By generating income from e-business and retraining workers, they could positively shape America's future rather than cling to the past.

Dave Jamieson

Postal Service On The Chopping Block

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The United States postmaster general and the leader of a major postal workers' union offered competing views on Monday of how to deal wi...

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Senators Set To Slash Benefits For Disabled Civil Servants

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are looking to cut benefits for federal workers disabled on the job, a budget-trimming move that critics warn ...

Dave Jamieson

Postal Service Finances As Bad As They Sound: Auditors

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal auditors released a report Thursday that found, contrary to other findings, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has not been overpayi...

Dave Jamieson

Postal Workers, Allies Decry 'Manufactured' Crisis At Agency

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Postal workers and their supporters plan to rally in congressional districts across the country Tuesday afternoon, hoping to convince th...

No More Next-Day Mail? Postal Service Proposes New Cuts

AP | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The financially troubled Postal Service said Thursday it may close more than 250 mail processing facilities across the country and plans...

Dave Jamieson

Postmaster General Warns Of Default, Pleads For Congressional Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The postmaster general pleaded with lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to pass legislation that would help the postal service right it...

NO MAIL On Saturday?

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The post office is renewing its drive to drop Saturday delivery – and plans a rate increase – in an effort to fend off ...