The board's statement said it believes "Congress has left it with no choice but to delay this implementation at this time," Hicks reports. "Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe announced in February that the Postal Service planned to halt Saturday mail delivery — but not Saturday parcel delivery — starting in August. He said the move would save the agency $2 billion a year. The Postal Service lost $15.9 billion last year."
"Members of both parties who represent rural districts praised the latest Postal Service move," Carolyn Phenicie reports for CQ Roll Call (subscription only).