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Most Prefer Cutting Mail Delivery to More Subsidies for the Postal Service

Most Prefer Cutting Mail Delivery to More Subsidies for the Postal Service

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The U.S. Postal Service hopes to cut delivery to five days a week and close hundreds of post offices nationwide as major cost-cutting moves but is likely to have trouble getting the proposals through Congress this week. Most voters, however, are fine with both ideas rather than having to provide additional taxpayer money to keep the postal service afloat.  Three-out-of-four Americans (75%) would prefer the U.S. Postal Service cut mail delivery to five days a week rather than receive government subsidies to cover ongoing losses. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 20% of Adults would rather see the federal government provide additional funding to cover the agency’s losses. (To see survey question wording,

Rasmussen Reports

3 thoughts on “Most Prefer Cutting Mail Delivery to More Subsidies for the Postal Service

  1. I agree 100% to a five day week for the postal service and no more government money to keep it afloat times do change we no longer have pony express.

  2. I’d be more than happy with mail delivery 3x/week (M,W,F).

  3. Yeah.

    We should be routing that govenment money to more important things like
    bailing out student loans
    and funding solyndra type projects (like the recent energy from spinach gov’t funding)

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