Lexington’s Paul Steidler was quoted in The New York Times on October 1, in a story on options for postal reform. According to Steidler, “There’s a consensus among the American people and among politicians in both parties that some things should not happen to the Postal Service. One is there should be very few, if any, additional closures of facilities, and another thing is there should continue to be six-day-a-week delivery.”
Steidler also noted the Postal Service’s retiree healthcare benefit obligations are large. “The number of its retirees is approximately one retiree for one person still working at the Postal Service, and many postal workers are older, so, demographically, it’s in a bad place,” he said.
Read the full article here. This story also appeared in print on October 3.
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