Rates increase, service decreases
By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD
The United States Postal Service will end Saturday delivery for first class mail beginning in August, however; package delivery will continue according to a press release from the Post Master General’s Office. Package delivery, which is growing daily with credit due to millions of online shoppers will continue when the plan is implemented in August of 2013, saving the USPS approximately $2 billion each year. The recent change gained support from Capitol Hill, where USPS discussions of dropping Saturday delivery have drawn negative feed back in the past.
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