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The elimination of next-day mail delivery(11 views)

Guest Opinion - April 17, 2024
Within the last three years, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has faced a very public grilling by lawmakers such as Reps. Katie Porter and Jamie Raskin.
 

Erdman at the Legislature: Gov's tax plan comes up short(19 views)

Sen. Steve Erdman - April 17, 2024
On the 58th day of this year’s shorter 60-day legislative session, Nebraska state senators debated the governor’s actual tax plan. 
 

Jacobson at the Legislature: Bills pass in marathon session; school choice & property tax still unsettled(64 views)

Sen. Mike Jacobson - April 15, 2024
As promised, last week proved to be grueling even though we were only in session for three days. Our constitution requires bills to lay over at least one session day between Select File and Final Reading.
 

Inbox: USPS distribution centers: Destroying mail service(178 views)

Letter to the Editor - April 14, 2024
On Thursday, March 28 at 6 p.m. there was a public comment meeting in North Platte, hosted by the United States Postal Service, to inform the public about their plans to close the North Platte mail processing center and upgrade the facility to a local processing center. Most mail would be transferred to the processing and distribution center in Denver.
 

Inbox: Clueless DeJoy         (165 views)

Letter to the Editor - April 12, 2024
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has determined once again that in order to become “self-sufficient,” Americans must get used to “uncomfortable price hikes.” 
 

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