Postal Reform http://www.kunc.org en USPS Announces Buyouts to 45,000 Mail Handlers in Colorado, U.S. http://www.kunc.org/post/usps-announces-buyouts-45000-mail-handlers-colorado-us <p>As part of an ongoing effort to cut costs, the U.S. Postal Service announced late Friday plans to offer buyouts to 45,000 mail handlers in Colorado and across the U.S.</p><p> Tue, 29 May 2012 18:00:08 +0000 Grace Hood 28011 at http://www.kunc.org USPS Announces Buyouts to 45,000 Mail Handlers in Colorado, U.S. Colorado Mail Processing Centers Stay Open, For Now... http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-mail-processing-centers-stay-open-now <p>The US Postal Service<a href="http://about.usps.com/news/electronic-press-kits/our-future-network/welcome.htm" target="_blank"> announced</a> Thursday which of the <a href="http://about.usps.com/news/electronic-press-kits/our-future-network/assets/pdf/NetworkOpt_May17.pdf" target="_blank">140 mail processing centers [pdf]</a> they&rsquo;ll be closing between this August and February of 2013. All six of Colorado&#39;s locations have been spared from the first round of cuts.</p><p> Thu, 17 May 2012 20:28:04 +0000 Emily Boyer 27463 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Mail Processing Centers Stay Open, For Now... USPS Saves Colorado’s Rural Post Offices http://www.kunc.org/post/usps-saves-colorado-s-rural-post-offices <p>The U.S. Post Office announced today it&rsquo;s <a href="http://about.usps.com/news/national-releases/2012/pr12_054.htm" target="_blank">saving 3,700 rural post offices</a> with a plan to reduce hours instead of putting in place closures.</p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 16:59:23 +0000 Grace Hood 27006 at http://www.kunc.org USPS Saves Colorado’s Rural Post Offices While Congress Mulls USPS Reform, Agency Continues to Evaluate Post Office Closures http://www.kunc.org/post/while-congress-mulls-usps-reform-agency-continues-evaluate-post-office-closures <p>After asking for a five-month moratorium in December, Congress has been relatively quiet so far on how it hopes to fix the economically troubled U.S. Postal Service. Wed, 01 Feb 2012 23:16:37 +0000 Grace Hood 21723 at http://www.kunc.org While Congress Mulls USPS Reform, Agency Continues to Evaluate Post Office Closures