GAO: USPS doesn't have authority to cut Saturdays

March 2013
Advertising Age;3/25/2013, Vol. 84 Issue 12, p0005
Trade Publication
The article, citing the wire service Bloomberg News, reports that the U.S. Government Accountability Office has stated that the U.S. Postal Service does not have the legal authority to stop mail delivery on Saturdays.


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