Welcome to Long Island, home of the six-figure pension
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Despite the fact that the new delivery schedule will save approximately $2 billion a year, it has drawn criticism from postal unions and congressional lawmakers who believe the USPS needs their approval before changing its schedule.
Is anyone really going to miss mail on Saturdays? Back off, Washington, and for once, think of the taxpayers!
Al D’Amato, a former U.S. senator from New York, is the founder of Park Strategies LLC, a public policy and business development firm. Comments about this column? ADAmato@liherald.com.
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