An a new stamp introduced this week will allow customers to mail letters anywhere in the world for one set price of $1.10.
The cost of sending most letters and packages increased slightly on Jan. 27, when the U.S. Postal Service adjusted its rates to help cover the costs of delivering the mail. Forever Stamps, the ones that remain good despite future postal rate increases, increased to 46 cents. Those stamps, along with other postal service products, can be purchased at Hazelwood's United States Post Office, located at 6135 N Lindbergh Blvd. Remember you can like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HazelwoodPatch. Don't forget to visit Twitter: twitter.com/HazelwoodPatch, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch newsletter here. Here's a rundown of price increases: The USPS also introduced a new First-Class Mail Global Forever Stamp. The stamp allows …
The congressman, whose congressional district includes Hazelwood, explains his position on the agreement.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
NOTE: The following, in its entirety, is a first-person statement from Congressman William Lacy Clay (D) Missouri No one likes everything in this bill, but the country needed to raise the debt limit…that’s why I voted for it. It avoids default, maintains the AAA credit rating, and makes responsible spending cuts to both domestic programs and the defense department. The deal also creates a firewall that protects Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security benefits, which is absolutely necessary. I would have much preferred a larger package of spending cuts, new revenues and real tax fairness. The process of getting to this point with the legislation was messy, but I think it was necessary as a first-step. But the second part of this compromise…