DeFazio Makes Petition for USPS Support

SALEM, Ore. — U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio and a group of Oregon lawmakers are trying to find a way to avoid Postal Service cuts. Congressman DeFazio’s bill, the Postal Service Protection Act, will prevent post offices from shutting down, save American jobs and remove a strict pre-funding requirement for healthcare and pension funds, one of … Continue reading »

USPS Delays Saturday Mail Delivery Cuts

WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. Postal service says it will delay plans to cut Saturday mail delivery because Congress isn’t allowing the change. The Postal Service said in February that it planned to cut back in August to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages, as a way to hold down losses. But a statement Wednesday … Continue reading »

Postal Workers Protest Planned Cuts

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local U.S. Postal service employees and supporters are speaking out against planned cuts in service. Demonstrators rallied today in Medford against a proposal from the Postmaster General to eliminate Saturday mail delivery. Advocates for Delivering for America say that the cuts would lose the service more money than it would save, and … Continue reading »