As most Americans shelter in place, postal workers are delivering people’s prescriptions, keeping small companies in business and connecting families. The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has always been the country's emergency distribution system during times of crisis. But during this unprecedented time, that work is under threat. Postal revenues are plummeting during the shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic costs are increasing. "The USPS could run out of money as early as June," warns a coalition that's circulation a petition to "Tell Congress: Support our public Postal Service!" "The loss of the USPS would shatter our response to the pandemic," warns the coalition. "The Postal Service needs our congressional leaders—Democrats and Republicans alike—to provide urgent and ongoing financial support from the federal government during this public health and economic crisis."
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