U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Jamesa Euler turns down the flag on a mailbox in Atlanta.
Door-to-door service and Saturday mail delivery, long hallmarks of the U.S. Postal Service, are a step closer to being phased out.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Wednesday approved a measure that would end door-to-door delivery to 37 million residences and businesses and Saturday mail service to more than 150 million homes and businesses.
Ending door-to-door delivery - which will force millions to get mail at curbside boxes or neighborhood cluster boxes by 2022 - would save up to $4.5 billion annually, said Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. Ending Saturday service - a ...