Entries Tagged as 'post office closures'

Still Short on Postal News — Especially What’s Most Important to New Mexicans

August 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Congress, journalism, role of government

By Denise Tessier Nearly 150 post offices in rural communities across New Mexico have or will have their hours trimmed over the next year as the U.S. Post Office seeks to cut its budget. That’s the opening line of a story that ran Sunday in the Las Cruces Sun-News. But that news has yet to […]

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Where Is Media Advocacy as the U.S. Postal Service – and Rural America – Come Under Siege?

October 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Why isn’t local media, including the Albuquerque Journal, championing preservation of the U.S. Postal Service? Aside from it being an American institution that predates nationhood (founded 1775), aside from it being synonymous with the origin and history of most U.S. towns, aside from the delivery service it provides less expensively than private […]

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