Thursday, March 31
WAYH – US Postal Service
There’s no denying it, profound technological and social changes have altered the way Americans communicate. E-mail has largely replaced written correspondence. Sites like Paper-less Post and E-vite are becoming increasingly popular. Promoting green agendas and increased convenience, almost every company encourages customers to pay online. Now, in an effort to combat dramatic dips in volume and a swelling budget gap that’s projected to hit $238 billion over the next decade, the US postal service says they want to end Saturday delivery. We're joined by Jack Donahue, chair of Harvard University’s Masters of Public Policy program and was the assistant secretary of labor in the Clinton Administration, who tells us what he is hearing about the future of the USPS.
Read the USPS’ explanation of why they’re suspending Saturday Delivery