Postal service rates go up again May 12

February 2008
Inside Tucson Business;2/18/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 37, p4
The article reports that the U.S. Postal Service announced on February 11, 2008, that postal rates will go up on May 12, 2008. Standard mail will increase by an average 2.9%, periodicals will go up 2.7% and the cost of a first-class stamp will increase one cent, to 42 cents. The Forever Stamp, now being sold for 41 cents, will be good for first-class postage after the price change becomes effective. The Postal Service says it plans to announce rate changes 90 days ahead of their effective date.


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