Missouri Senator says USPS used ’emergency suspension’ to keep post offices closed indefinitely

McCaskill Demands Answers on Laurie, MO Postal Facility Closure USPS gave conflicting information to McCaskill’s office and Laurie residents after their postal facility was abruptly closed in January 11/16/17 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is demanding answers from the United States Postal Service (USPS) about the status of the Laurie, Missouri postal facility that […]

New Senator McCaskill bill would prevent “emergency suspensions” of post offices

Hundreds of Post Office Closures Would be Addressed with McCaskill Bill to Prevent Emergency Postal Suspensions Senator, a longtime champion of preserving rural post offices, introduces bipartisan legislation to bar U.S. Postal Service from permanently closing postal locations without community notice or appeal process Tuesday, October 11, 2016 WASHINGTON – Hundreds of post offices around […]

USPS called out by Senator McCaskill for use of ‘emergency suspension’ to close Post Offices

Senator, a longtime champion of preserving rural postal offices, presses for answers on suspensions WASHINGTON –  U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is calling out the U.S. Postal Service for its use of “emergency suspension” authority to close down Missouri post offices, potentially circumventing the standard process that requires input from communities that would feel the effects […]

After Postmaster won’t renew lease USPS closes post office under “emergency suspension”

Post Office lease expires June 30, 2014 –USPS closing June 20, 2014 (today) BUCKINGHAM TWP. – The U.S. Post Office on Starlight Lake Road will be going into an “emergency suspension” and will no longer be operating as of Saturday, June 21, said an official Wednesday. Postmaster Roni Allen is the lease holder of the […]

USPS declares “emergency suspension” for closure of Mumford, TX post office

The local post office in Mumford, TX closes its doors in a couple of weeks (MUMFORD, TX) — People in Mumford are weighing their options now that their post office will close in less than two weeks because the land the post office sits on was sold to the Union Pacific Railroad. The United States […]

Post office closing leaves Mellette, South Dakota residents dissatisfied

The U.S. Postal Service has suspended operations at the Mellette post office, saying the building has deteriorated to the point where it isn’t safe for customers or employees. As a result, many Mellette customers are picking up their mail in Northville, which is 4 miles away. The Mellette post office ceased operation the afternoon of […]