Are forever stamps going to be good … forever?
That was the question posed by News10NBC in its Good Question segment. With all of the issues surrounding the U.S. Postal Service- there are concerns about whether forever stamps will continue to be sufficient forever.
Officials with the Post Office say something has to change, and while they aren’t entirely sure what that means yet- there’s a good chance that it will impact those ‘forever’ stamps.
“The Forever Stamp will be valid for mailing any future 1-ounce single-piece First-Class Mail letter, no matter what the price may be at the time of mailing — without the addition of extra postage,” according to the USPS rules. That said, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, said that the executive leadership team has been working to address the last several months to fix the financial issues the USPS faces.
“Our executive leadership team has been working on developing a comprehensive 10-year strategy to address the serious but solvable challenges of the Postal Service that commits to six and seven days a week delivery service to every address in the nation as a vital public service that is critical to the nation, that invests in our people as well as our infrastructure, including new vehicles, and that meets our statutory requirement to be self-sustaining,” he told News10NBC. “This important effort is being taken at the direction of our Board of Governors with their full participation and commitment.”
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