Rep. Adrian Smith weighs in on Grand Island post office relocation proposal

SteveBlog A controversial proposal to move the downtown post office in Grand Island, NE to the city’s west side is getting a lot of attention.

Just weeks ago, residents voiced their frustrations with the change at a public forum and now that discussion is continuing in our nation’s capital.

A controversial proposal to relocate the only post office in a town of 50,000 residents is on Congressman Adrian Smith’s radar.

“I have heard from Nebraskans specifically folks from around Grand Island,” Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) said.

The U.S. Postal Service may relocate its only office in the heart of downtown to a postal owned facility over three miles away. According to the USPS, the reason for the move is to save money.  Read more.

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