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U.S. Postal Service’s Monopolies (video podcast)

No matter where you live in America, the U.S. Postal Service will deliver your first-class mail for the price of a stamp. To help ensure it can fulfill its mission of providing universal service, Congress granted USPS two monopolies that … Continue reading

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You’ve Got (Less) Mail!

It’s been more than 200 years since President George Washington signed the Postal Service Act, creating what would become the U.S. Postal Service. A lot has changed since then. As we approach its 224th birthday, today’s WatchBlog shares how the … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for the U.S. Postal Service

With the holiday shipping season in full swing, the U.S. Postal Service has entered its busiest time of year. We can’t tell you when you’ll get that fruitcake in the mail, but today’s WatchBlog has some timely information about one … Continue reading

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GAO’s Physical Infrastructure Team

GAO’s workforce is organized largely by subject area, with most employees working in 1 of 14 mission teams. Today, we’ll spotlight the Physical Infrastructure (PI) team, which helps Congress and federal agencies better manage the physical infrastructure network that connects … Continue reading

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