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Rural Areas Across IA Would Suffer from Postal Service Collapse


April 30, 2020

by Mike Moen

SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- Leaders of the United States Postal Service have warned about its increasing financial woes before and during the pandemic, and concerns are growing over how a system collapse would impact residents of rural areas.

National Rural Letter Carriers Association President Ronnie Stutts said for rural residents in states such as Iowa, the mail service offers more than just a way to get bills and junk mail. He said many seniors living in these communities receive their prescription drugs through the mail.

Stutts said this type of service could be especially importa...

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