Category: National

[OPINION] Coming Tuesday (Hopefully): The State of the Union’s Economy

If you’re sitting in the well of the House when a president gives a State of the Union address (as I’ve had the privilege of doing five times), the hardest part is on the knees. You’re required to stand and applaud every applause line, which means, if you’re in the cabinet or an elected official of the president’s party, an extraordinary amount of standing and sitting.

Postal Service To Cut Saturday Mail Delivery In August

US Postal Service letter carrier delivering mail

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States Postal Service announced plans today to move away from six-day mail delivery, eliminating Saturday mail delivery beginning the week of Aug. 5. Packages would still be delivered Monday through Saturday. The Postal Service expects to generate cost savings of approximately $2 billion annually, once the plan is fully implemented.