U.S. Postal Service http://wamc.org en Pols React to USPS Plan to Continue Six-Day Delivery http://wamc.org/post/pols-react-usps-plan-continue-six-day-delivery <p></p><p>Local members of Congress are pleased to see the U.S. Postal Service withdraw its plan to halt Saturday mail delivery. But the decision still leaves several unsolved issues.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Earlier this week the U.S. Postal service announced that it would delay implementation of a plan to halt Saturday mail service sought by Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe.</p><p>The announcement came after the Board of Governors met to discuss a piece of legislation included in the Continuing Resolution passed by Congress last month that requires six-day mail delivery.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:40:26 +0000 Lucas Willard 62049 at http://wamc.org Pols React to USPS Plan to Continue Six-Day Delivery Congressional Rep Condemns Timing of Mail Center Consolidation http://wamc.org/post/congressional-rep-condemns-timing-mail-center-consolidation <p>A New York Congressman testified before postal regulators, criticizing the decision to consolidate a postal facility in the Hudson Valley earlier than planned.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:41:49 +0000 Allison Dunne 62048 at http://wamc.org Congressional Rep Condemns Timing of Mail Center Consolidation 3/22/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/32213-panel <p>Today’s panelists are WAMC's Ray Graf, WAMC's David Guistina, and WAMC's Patrick Donges. Roundtable host Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>For the part of this hour we'll also be joined by Kevin and Michael Bacon to discuss their careers in music and film, the Bacon Brothers Band, and the cultural phenomenon that is the six degrees of Kevin Bacon.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p>Today's topics include:</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 60451 at http://wamc.org 3/22/13 - Panel Senators Intro Bill to Streamline Postal Service, Save Services http://wamc.org/post/senators-intro-bill-streamline-postal-service-save-services <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Vermont’s junior Senator has introduced legislation to boost the U.S. Postal Service and save Saturday delivery.</span></p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 04:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 57764 at http://wamc.org Senators Intro Bill to Streamline Postal Service, Save Services