Proposed postal rate increase in 2019

By on 10-21-2018 in All Things Postal, Blog Post

Proposed postal rate increase in 2019
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In case you missed seeing it a few weeks ago, there is talk of an upcoming postal rate increase in 2019.   The prices for stamps for our letter writing will be going up; however, with the use of the Forever stamps, it is nice that I’ve already got a lot to use prior to buying more stamps.

Proposed postal rate increase in 2019

Over at the USPS LINK publication on October 10th, “New prices – USPS announces changes for 2019” it goes into details.

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“The Postal Service has announced price changes to take effect next year.

The USPS governors approved the proposed changes, which will be reviewed by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) before they take effect Jan. 27. The governors believe these new rates will keep the Postal Service competitive while providing the agency with needed revenue.

The changes, if approved by the PRC, include a 5-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp from 50 cents to 55 cents…

  • First-Class Mail letters (1 ounce): 50 cents (current), 55 cents (proposed)
  • First-Class Mail letters (additional ounces): 21 cents (current), 15 cents (proposed)…”

To read the entire article click here.

Anchors Aweigh,  

Helen


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