Tag: postal service

BUSINESS

U.S. Postal Service Set To Increase Price

The U.S. Postal Service said on Friday it plans to raise the price of a first-class postage stamp to 58 cents, from 55 cents, to offset falling revenues as volumes drop. In the past 10 years, mail volume has sunk 28%, USPS said in a statement and is continuing to fall. Prices for postcards, international letters, and other services will […]

NEWS

Postal Service Put On Ice

Fears are growing that a postal crisis will lead to uncounted votes in the U.S. presidential election. Accounts of slowdown and curtailed service are emerging across the country as Louis DeJoy, the postmaster general and a Republican megadonor, makes financial cuts that he says are intended to overhaul an agency suffering billion-dollar losses. However, the changes being implemented could be […]

NEWS

Trump Shuns Democrats Postal Service Pitch

U.S. President Donald Trump’s stance against the Democrat’s proposal for additional funds to support the U.S. Postal Service continues to be a spot of bother as the general election draws near. Trump has long argued that mail-in voting would hurt his campaign and favors Democratic candidate Joe Biden. He also viewed the process as one that allows for fraud and […]