The Postal Service Is Slowing The Mail. Critics Say It’s A Death Spiral

Maybe you’ve noticed the birthday card that arrived belatedly or the check in the mail that didn’t pay your credit card quite on time. It’s not your imagination. The mail has definitely gotten less speedy.

The U.S. Postal Service began slowing deliveries of first-class mail nationwide on Oct. 1.

The price of a stamp went up in August — from 55 cents to 58 cents — and additionally, temporary holiday price increases for packages and other mail are now in effect.

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Brian Naylor