July 1st is National Postal Worker Day and U.S. Postage Stamp Day


National Day Calendar: National Postal Worker Day on July 1st recognizes postal workers all across the nation. The day encourages us to show our appreciation. Thank the numerous men and women who work consistently and diligently  to deliver all of our mail. These employees suffer some of the harshest working conditions, yet continue to persevere six days a week. Across the … Read More

House Advances Bipartisan Postal Banking Amendment


Campaign for Postal Banking: Postal Banking Campaign keeps moving forward.  Yesterday, the House of Representatives adopted an amendment backing the Postal Service’s expanding its offering of postal financial services. Introduced to a federal appropriations bill, the amendment expresses the House’s support for the Postal Service exercising its existing statutory authority to offer a wider range of postal financial services. The Postal … Read More

Nebraska town fighting to keep post office open

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“It’s going to create extra expense and travel time . . . and this will make things even harder for the little business that we do have left in Abie. It’s kind of like a stab in the heart to a town like this.”

Napa County Landmarks questions design of post office-to-hotel conversion


Napa Valley Register: A plan to recast downtown Napa’s earthquake-ravaged post office building into a sleek luxury hotel has received one of its first reviews – a less-than-enthusiastic one. In a letter to the city, Napa County Landmarks questioned the design of a five-story, 163-unit hotel that is to incorporate the façade of the former Franklin Station post office, a … Read More