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Loyola Avenue Postal Processing Center Back on Chopping BlockThe New Orleans Advocate

According to [a study by the Fiscal Policy Institute], the impact of the consolidation would go beyond direct losses. It estimated that due to “reduced business and consumer spending” associated with the consolidation, New Orleans would lose a total of 1,079 jobs and $60 million in labor income.

Postal Service Considering Closure of New OrleansNOLA Media Group

The report argues that the Postal Service's calculation about streamlined savings doesn't consider the lost tax revenues to federal, state and local governments.

Report: Tucson Would Lose $49 Million in Postal ConsolidationArizona Daily Star

Tucson would lose $49 million in economic activity as a result of its mail processing facility’s consolidation to Phoenix, an analysis report shows.