They are especially accommodating if they are aware that the agency does not draw on tax revenue — a study by the USPS inspector general has found.
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe testified before a Senate panel that the current cap on rate increases is too restrictive for the cash-strapped agency.
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Savings from efficiency measures and increased revenues in some categories of business were not enough to prevent the second quarter USPS loss.