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Senators urge no more postal closings

Senators urge no more postal closings

POSTED: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 4:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 10:44am

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.

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It's either close Post Offices in some areas or raise postal rates in all areas. Take your choice.

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