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Reader's view: USPS does not get tax dollars

A letter published May 20 ("Cowardly senators ran from union") erroneously suggested the U.S. Postal Service was a contributor to our nation's current fiscal problems. The USPS operates independently, without the benefit of any tax dollars. I am ...

A letter published May 20 ("Cowardly senators ran from union") erroneously suggested the U.S. Postal Service was a contributor to our nation's current fiscal problems. The USPS operates independently, without the benefit of any tax dollars. I am curious to know how many citizens are aware of this.

Given this, the letter also unfairly criticized U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, both of Minnesota, for their efforts to keep open postal facilities.

Julius Salinas

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