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Welch Pledges Fight to Retain Full Service at U.S. Postal Service
Rep. Peter Welch said the agency battered by the 2008 recession, and a dramatic shift toward electronic mail, has now stabilized its finances. "The tug of war in Congress right now is that there are some folks who basically think it ought to be privatized."

Residents Claim Slow Mail Delivery
Gary Glazebrook, president of The American Postal Workers Union in Houston, says over the past few years, the Postal Service has shut down 82 major processing and distribution centers nationwide.