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USPS Proposes Price Changes for January 26, 2014

Highlights of the proposed single-piece First-Class Mail pricing include:

  • Letters (1 oz.) - 3-cent increase to 49 cents
  • Letters additional ounces - 1-cent increase to 21 cents
  • Letters to all international destinations (1 oz.) - $1.15
  • Postcards - 1-cent increase to 34 cents

The proposed prices filed on September 26th, 2013 are subject to a 90-day review by the Postal Regulatory Commission for approval. The purpose of the price increases is to combat the Postal Service’s $20 billion budget gap.

Read the full announcement by the USPS

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Updated  February 21, 2014

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