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The United States Postal Service, also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service, often abbreviated as USPS, is an independent agency of the United States government responsible for pro...

Postal myths: #2 The USPS isn't part of the federal government ...

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May 9, 2015 ... Today we have the flip side of that myth- the belief that the US Postal Service isn't part of the federal government. You see this in news stories ...

About the United States Postal Service (USPS) - US Government ...

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Is the US Postal Service a government agency or a private business? ... agency under Title 39, Section 101.1 of the United States Code which states, in part:.

U.S. Postal Service - AllGov - Departments

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The Postmaster General was part of the presidential cabinet and was the last person .... The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an independent federal agency ... Although the USPS is often mistaken for a government-owned corporation ...

The U.S. Postal Service | Need to Know | PBS

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Sep 13, 2011 ... The American postal service is on the verge of default. ... relies on postage for revenue and, for the most part, has not used taxpayer ... not requesting taxpayer funds from the federal government to make this year's payment.

US Postal Service - USA.gov

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U.S. Postal Service. The Postal Service provides mail processing and delivery services to individuals and businesses in the U.S. ...

Should the Postal Service be sold to save it? - The Washington Post

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Sep 28, 2015 ... (Illustration courtesy of U.S. Postal Service Office of the Inspector General) ... The idea of selling off any part of the government agency for which ...

USPS Going Postal with Enormous Debt - CNS News

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Mar 6, 2015 ... The U.S. Post Office owes $100 Billion in benefits to its workers/retirees but ... Admittedly, the Postal Service is one of the few government programs with actual .... The IRS should work part of the year like the Tax prepares do.

U.S. Post Office gets an $18 billion gift from taxpayers every year ...

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Mar 27, 2015 ... American taxpayers give an $18 billion gift to the post office every year ... benefits from the subsidies it receives from the federal government. ... It has spent a large part of its history in the red, as this chart from Shapiro shows:.

Postal Service claim not fully on target | PolitiFact Georgia

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Jul 24, 2013 ... "The U.S. Postal Service doesn't run on your tax dollars. ... She argued that health benefits are not part of the Postal Service's operating expenses. ... fund, but the federal government won't let the agency borrow from it.

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United States Postal Service - USPS.com

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Publication 100 - The United States Postal Service - An American History ... an independent establishment of the executive branch of the Government of the ...

Privatizing the U.S. Postal Service | Downsizing the Federal ...

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Apr 4, 2016 ... The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is a major business enterprise operated by ... It has government regulatory power, which it has used to impede competitors. ... to make cost-saving changes, such as increasing part-time work.

Who owns the U.S. Post Office? | Reference.com

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Although the United States Postal Service operates like a private business, it is a ... Cato Institute's Downsizing the Federal Government website, the USPS operates ... At that time the Postmaster General was no longer considered part of the ...