Coronavirus could shutter Postal Service by summer, lawmakers say
Post office floats idea of cutting mail delivery to five days
Wall Street Journal editorial page writer Jillian Melchior discusses how the head of the U.S. Postal Service floated a new proposal, which would cut mail delivery to five days a week, in an attempt to save money.
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The U.S. Postal Service may be at risk as the coronavirus pandemic worsens, according to lawmakers.
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney and Rep. Gerry Connolly said in a press release from the Committee on Oversight and Reform that the postal service is in need of “urgent help” or else the government agency may “cease operations as early as June.”
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