USPS: Poll ranks mail delivery as top government service

The public is overwhelmingly satisfied with mail delivery, ranking it higher than any other government service, according to a new Gallup poll. Of 20 services included in the survey, mail delivery ranked first with 90 percent of the public satisfied. Satisfaction with national parks ranked second (73 percent), followed by the federal response to natural […]

Reality check: Visiting the mailbox still popular among many, poll finds

The mail moment lives. Forty-one percent of Americans still look forward to checking their mailbox each day, according to a Gallup poll published April 2. People 65 and older are more likely than anyone else to enjoy checking the mail, although more than a third of adults ages 18-49 also feel this way, the survey […]

Americans Rate Postal Service Highest of 13 Major Agencies

(November 21, 2014) WASHINGTON, D.C. — While the U.S. Postal Service has recently withstood a barrage of negative attention, from getting hacked to announcing continued multibillion-dollar deficits, it enjoys the most positive image of 13 high-profile government agencies Gallup recently tested. Younger Americans are more likely than older Americans to review the Postal Service favorably. […]

USPS: GOP Proposal would help highway fund and provide USPS some financial relief

Saturday delivery update Latest proposal would help highway fund House Republicans last week proposed allowing the Postal Service to stop delivering most mail on Saturday and to use the savings to keep the federal Highway Trust Fund from going broke. In a statement, USPS said, “Allowing the Postal Service to implement a five-day mail/six-day package […]