Senators urge no more postal closings

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 12:11pm

The four original sponsors of Senate postal legislation are urging the U.S. Postal Service to extend a moratorium on closing facilities until Congress finishes its work on the issue.

With the moratorium set to lapse in two weeks, Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Scott Brown (R-Mass.) noted that the legislation that passed their chamber included a resolution calling on the Postal Service to push back any plans to close post offices or processing centers.

For more on this story, head to the Hill at http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/budget/224697-senators-urge-postal-service-to-extend-moratorium

 

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