I'd pay more to get my mail

Monday, March 15, 2010

Regarding the March 10 editorial "Mail call":

With stamps at 44 cents, delivery of first-class mail is too cheap, and other valuable services are free: The Postal Service will hold your mail for weeks, forward your mail to a new address, and return your mail if it is under-stamped or has the wrong address. Whenever I visit a post office, I see a little community center where one gets some other services related to passports and the Internal Revenue Service.

I have never failed to receive a piece of mail I was expecting from the U.S. Postal Service. Sometimes, people don't value a service when it is that cheap. I wouldn't mind paying $1 for first-class mail.

Sohan Jain, Springfield

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