North Dakota Sen. Asks PMG To Study Impact On Communities When Closing Rural Post Offices

Washington – Senator Kent Conrad met today with Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe to discuss his concerns about the fate of North Dakota’s rural post offices as the United States Postal Service contemplates widespread closures to cover budget shortfalls. “The U.S. Postal Service is facing serious budget shortfalls and is being forced to shutter post […]

Postmasters: Action Needed to Oppose Efforts to Close Small Rural Post Offices

From the National League Of Postmasters: Status: Urgent. Issue: Fresh efforts are underway in Congress to close small rural post offices. These efforts encompass not only eliminating existing statutory protections against closing small rural post offices solely for operating at a deficit, but also eliminating the Postal Service’s statutory mandate to provide a maximum degree […]