Postal Service reform bill passes Senate
A bill intended to reform the U. S. Postal Service passed the U. S. Senate Wednesday, with Montana's senators praising amendments they sponsored or supported that they say will keep rural service running well in the future.
Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., said Montanans depend on the post office to deliver medications, to do business and to vote.
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., praised the passage of the bill and amendments, including a proposal he sponsored with Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to cut the salaries of top Postal Service executives by one third.
"Holding the Postal Service's top leaders more a...
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