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Social Security Administration

Saturday mail delivery - An alternative

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Every few years, when the Postal Service has to request an increase in the cost of postage, the idea is floated that if the Government wanted to save money, it should cut out Saturday delivery of mail. Because this would be very unpopular, this usually results in the Postal Service's rate increase being approved. (Note: IMHO, the U.S. postage rates are a bargain when you consider that the Postal Service has to hand-deliver... more »

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Use USPS NOT FedEx for Government Savings and Security

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At USDA/NASS we use FedEx all the time for packages and envelopes, especially for 'priority' deliveries. It’s no secret that the USPS is suffering. Instead of 'outsourcing' shipping AND bailing out the USPS why not keep all mail originating from federal offices in the federal system and use the USPS? The USPS offers the exact same services as FedEX and since it is in the federal system, in theory, our federally protected... more »

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