Senator Bernie Sanders recently introduced a bill to save the U.S. Postal Service.
“In the midst of this terrible rececession, it makes no sense to lay off 100,000 postal workers - many of whom are veterans. While the Postal Service does face financial problems because of the decline of first class mail and the general impact of the recession, its major financial issue has to do with unfair accounting practices which require them to put huge amonts of money into future retiree health benefits. Further, we must allow the Postal Service to compete effectively in the digital age by being able to expand the services they provide.”
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