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Postal News Roundup

Advocates Push for the U.S. Postal Service to Offer Basic Banking
There's a new push for the U.S. Postal Service to deliver basic banking services again. The effort is led by consumer advocates, financial reform groups, postal labor unions and some leading liberals, such as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).

A Bank at the Post Office
You may not think about a bank when you’re at the Post Office–but there is a growing call for the people who handle your mail to add those services.

Why the Post Office Makes America Great
I came to this country expecting big cars and big houses and wide open spaces... But I didn’t expect the post office.

The Year in Review: Postal Service Submits its Annual Compliance Report for FY 2015
The ACR shows that the average wait time in line at the post office has increased for the first time in a few years, and on-time service performance for delivery has declined from last year.