The United States Postal Service (USPOD; also known as the Post Office or US Mail) was before the United States Post Office, in the form of a Cabinet department, officially from 1872 to 1971. It was led by the postmaster. ...

The debt of the postal service “is a direct result of the mandate that it must … pre-fund the retirement health plan,” the USPS Inspector General wrote in 2015. Some policymakers see an opportunity for reform without resorting to controversial ...