President Trump’s budget recommendations of the U.S. Postal Service line up with the USPS’ stated goals of cutting service and raising prices. It includes:
— Give USPS authority to reduce mail delivery frequency from six to five days per week
— Allow USPS to shift more deliveries from the doorstep to curbside and cluster boxes.
— Enhance USPS governance to ensure sound financial management.
— Increase USPS’s freedom to set rates to raises $9 billion in additional revenues.
— Lower employee costs through reductions to pension and health benefits.
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