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More on the Postal Service as financial service provider - Off the Kuff
Most consumers, about 63%, reported that the addition of services, such as bill paying, check cashing, and small-dollar loans, would not matter to them. However, a majority, about 58%, of consumers support the argument that providing financial services at USPS branches would expand access to safe financial products for low- and middle-income Americans while providing a new sources of revenue for the Postal Service.

Senators worried about reduced post office hours - KRQE News 13
New Mexico’s U.S. senators are expressing concern about the Postal Service’s plans to reduce hours at thousands of postal facilities across the United States, including nearly 150 in New Mexico.

Congress needs to preserve and strengthen USPS while fixing pre-funding - National Association of Letter Carriers
Statement from National Association of Letter Carriers President Fredric V. Rolando, on today’s U.S. Postal Service report for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2014