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.
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