Stamped Out: The Future of the US Postal Service


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The US Postal Service is set to end Saturday letter delivery.



The US Postal Service recently announced that it would be cutting Saturday service in an effort to shave $2 billion a year from its losses. Last year the Postal Service abandoned its plan to close thousands of rural post offices, but the end of Saturday mail delivery could hit rural offices hard. In this hour, we’ll discuss the current state of the post office, and whether its future is signed and sealed.


  • Richard Geddes, Professor of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University 
  • David Van Allen, Spokesman for USPS Corporate Communications
  • Terry Grant, President, Ohio Postal Workers Union

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